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United Nations, Jul 6 (Prensa Latina) Approximately, 2200 million people lack drinking water at home, which affects female members of the family to a greater extent, according to a report released today. The analysis, conducted by the United Nations Children's Fund (Unicef) and the World Health Organization (WHO), reveals that women and girls are the most affected by the crisis associated with these issues. According to the text, they are responsible for collecting the vital liquid in seven out of every 10 homes that are deprived of the supply.
Geneva, Jun 28 (Prensa Latina) Improving access to safe drinking water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) could prevent at least 1.4 million deaths per year and 74 million disability-adjusted life years in 2019, especially in the African and Southeast Asia regions, the World Health Organization (WHO) reported Wednesday.
United Nations, Mar 20 (Prensa Latina) A new analysis from the UN children’s agency, UNICEF, shows that some 190 million children in 10 African countries are at the highest risk from a convergence of three water-related threats – inadequate water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH); related diseases; and climate hazards.
Havana, Jun 6 (Prensa Latina) The sanitation, cleaning and dredging works of some areas are making progress in Havana, affected by the heavy rains that caused flooding and damages to homes, mainly in eight municipalities.
Nairobi, Aug 19 (Prensa Latina) With 887 deaths on Wednesday, according to the report of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Thursday, the Covid-19 death toll in Sub-Saharan Africa dropped to less than 1,000 per day.
United Nations, May 25 (Prensa Latina) Attacks on water and sanitation facilities in conflict zones worldwide are putting the lives of millions of children around the world in danger, and are a much greater threat than violence itself, warned the UN Children´s agency, UNICEF, in a report released on Tuesday.