Water, Sanitation and Health Newsletter N° 88.2, 18 March 2008 Special issue on World Water Day
World Water Day 2008 provides an opportunity to draw attention to the International Year of Sanitation 2008; a year in which the United Nations General Assembly in December 2006 has called for a focus on addressing sanitation and hygiene problems. About 2.6 billion people around the world live without access to even a toilet at home.
The International Year of Sanitation highlights 5 key messages:
Details of the World Water Day
|Source of information||World Water Day 2008|
|Subject(s)||DRINKING WATER AND SANITATION : COMMON PROCESSES OF PURIFICATION AND TREATMENT , SANITATION -STRICT PURIFICATION PROCESSES|
|Geographical coverage||Switzerland, International|