Archivi giornalieri: aprile 7, 2012

On 6 March 2012, the world met the Millennium Development Goal to half the number of people without access to safe water, in advance of the 2015 deadline. But, disparities loom large, including in Sub-Saharan Africa, home to over 40 per cent of people who still lack access to this vital resource. Marie Bola carries a water bucket, in her village of Mabala. The country’s drinking water coverage remains among the lowest worldwide. DR Congo, 2010 ©UNICEF/Asselin