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Clean Water, Sanitation Critical In Post-2015 Development Planning

News outlets report on issues surrounding access to clean water and the importance of including the issue in the post-2015 development agenda.

The Guardian: Expert calls for moral crusade to bring clean water and sanitation to billions
“A moral crusade similar to the campaign to abolish slavery will be needed if the world’s latest attempt to bring clean water and sanitation to hundreds of millions of people is to succeed, a global expert has warned…” (Jones, 9/24).

Inter Press Service: Water: A Defining Issue for Post-2015
“…As United Nations agencies and member states inch closer to agreeing on a new set of development targets to replace the soon-to-expire Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), the need to include water in post-2015 development planning is more urgent than ever…” (Perera, 8/23).

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