New Interactive Map of Africa’s progress on access to water and sanitation

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A new map from the NGO WaterAid shows just how countries have been progressing on water and sanitation since 1990.

If all goes according to plan, every person in the world will have access to clean water and sanitation by 2030. Only 30% of people living in sub-Saharan Africa have access to sanitation. Water is doing slightly better with 66% access in the region. They both have the fact that they are off track for universal access.

If current trends hold, nearly 78% of people will have access to clean water and nearly 34% of people will have access to sanitation in 2030. That short of the 100% goal. They then go on to predict what will happen if the trend from the past twenty years continues for each country.

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