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The Crisis

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The Crisis

Every 20 seconds, a child dies from a water-related disease. The water and sanitation crisis claims more lives through disease than any war claims through guns. People living in the slums often pay 5-10 times more per liter of water than wealthy people living in the same city. An American taking a five-minute shower uses more water than a typical person in a developing country slum uses in a whole day. Half of the world’s hospitalizations are due to water related disease Diarrhea is more prevalent in the developing world due, in large part, to the lack of safe drinking water, sanitation and...

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