Governments Must Commit More Funding To Provide Clean Water, Sanitation, WaterAid Says
Thomson Reuters Foundation: Clean water for all is still centuries away, aid group warns
“Supplying clean water and toilets for all could take hundreds of years in countries like Eritrea and Namibia unless governments step up funding to tackle the problem and its harmful effects on health, an international development agency warned on Monday. WaterAid — which says nearly 850 million people lack clean water — predicted the world will miss a global goal to provide drinking water and adequate sanitation for everyone by 2030. Meeting it will cost $28 billion per year, the non-profit said…” (Hares, 7/15).