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Uploaded on Saturday 25 Feb 2012
Toilets needed to meet the MDG sanitation target by 2015
Hugo Ahlenius, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
Ensure environmental sustainability goal (goal 7) among the Millennium Development Goals address sanitation, through the target: Halve, by 2015, the proportion of people without sustainable access to safe drinking water and sanitation (target 10). The indicator in this graphic display the current status on one of the indicators for this target as an estimation on the number of toilets per household that needs to be constructed from now (2005) up to 2015, to meet the target. The needs are highest in Sub-Saharan Africa and Southern Asia.