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$150B Annually Needed To Provide Universal Safe Water, Sanitation, World Bank Report Says

Thomson Reuters Foundation: The cost of clean water: $150 billion a year, says World Bank
“Countries need to quadruple spending to $150 billion a year to deliver universal safe water and sanitation, helping to reduce childhood disease and deaths while boosting economic growth, said the World Bank. Investments should be better coordinated and targeted to ensure services reach the most vulnerable, and governments need to engage the private sector more closely to meet the high costs, said the World Bank in a report released on Monday…” (Hares, 8/28).

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