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What's Causing the Global Sanitation Crisis?

WHAT'S CAUSING THE GLOBAL SANITATION CRISIS? The Ganges River in India is Contaminated with 1.1 Million Liters of Raw Sewage Daily. 2.5 Billion People Lack Access to Proper Sanitation. 1.1 Billion People (15% of the Global Population) are forced to defecate openly. EYE OPENING DISEASE + DEATH FACTS ABOUT POOR SANITATION In Africa, 115 people die each day from sanitation related disease. 5-30% of world wide sanitation related disease (such as diarrhea, dysentery, cholera, and hepatitis A) are transmitted within designated healthcare facilities. Cholera incidents increased 130.7% from the year 2000-2010. Every 20 seconds a child dies due to diarrhea caused by poor sanitation. PREVENTION Improved water sources can reduce diarrhea related deaths by 21%. Simply washing your hands can reduce diarrhea cases by 35%. Facial cleanliness & improved sanitation can prevent the spread of Trachoma INFORMATION BROUGHT TO YOU BY LEVINEANDSONS.COM SOURCE: Www.WHO.ORG, Www.CDc.ORG | PHOTO CREDIT: www.TRAVELPHOTO.NET

What's Causing the Global Sanitation Crisis?

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An informative infographic shedding light on the facts, causes and potential methods of prevention regarding the global sanitation crisis. This is an endlessly important piece of information.

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