Wednesday, October 30, 2013
In Asia and Pacific 1.7 billion people lack access to improved sanitation
In Asia and the Pacific, about 1.7 billion people still lack access to improved sanitation, 780 million people still practice open defecation, and around 80% of wastewater is discharged without treatment. The region needs a total of $71 billion in investments to meet the MDG sanitation target.
(ADB in a release just now)