Monday, March 20, 2006

Experts gather to discuss water crisis

'About 1.1 billion people lack clean drinking water, causing diseases that kill 3.1 million people a year. And 1.7 million deaths could be prevented with better sanitation. Some of those attending the 4th World Water Forum in Mexico City focused instead on smaller numbers, like the average distance women in developing countries walk each day to fetch water: just under 4 miles...' More


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