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World Toilet Day: Millions at Risk in Sanitation Crisis
RODNEY MUHUMUZA / AP

(KAMPALA, Uganda) — Poor countries around the world are facing a dangerous shortage of toilets that puts millions of live at risk, according to campaigners marking World Toilet Day by urging governments and businesses to invest more in sanitation.

The toilet crisis is most severe in parts of Africa and Asia facing extreme poverty and seeing a population boom.

One in five primary schools and one in eight secondary schools globally do not have any toilets, the group WaterAid said in a new report to mark the U.N.-designated toilet day, observed on Monday, as part of efforts to end the global sanitation crisis.

Read more at: http://time.com/5458657/world-toilet-day-sanitation-crisis/


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