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By improving the lives of slum dwellers, we are also combating malnutrition and diseases, many of which are directly linked to overcrowding and to the lack of clean water and improved sanitation. By the same token, slum improvement helps improve environmental sustainability and addresses gender inequality in the most efficient manner.

Anna Tibaijuka

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My principal concern is sanitation. The weather has been very hot today.... Deep-trench latrines need replacing, and we need people in here to help us.

Tim Cross

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Yes, it's depressing when there's a lack of clean water and sanitation, ... But here are people living lives of vitality. I only felt welcomed.

Ralph Fiennes

I think the city will do a great job. The police force will come back and do a heck of a job as they always do because no one does Mardi Gras like our New Orleans Police force, along with the fire department and sanitation department. Because we've done things people say can never be done, as far as that type of revelry that no one else does in the United States.

Penny Larsen

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Pressure must continue on donor and recipient governments, but we also need to encourage bottom-up solutions. If service providers are not held to account, the poor and the socially excluded will never achieve their water and sanitation rights. The groundwork has been laid. Citizens' action needs to become a movement.

Barbara Frost

Sanitation, get that acid right, get your sugars right according to the wine you're making and you'll always make good wine.

Leon Deemer

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More than 98 percent of our people now have access to a reliable water supply, decent sanitation, regular refuse collection and are connected to an electricity grid that is currently being overhauled following decades of underachievement in infrastructure and maintenance.

Pascal Moloi

There's police, fire, libraries, sanitation, and people need to know and digest that.

Rafael Mojica

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The priority for relief agencies in the towns is shelter, water and sanitation, while in the countryside it is shelter and food.

Rashid Khalikov

We've stressed to the staff that it's your responsibility to maintain good sanitation standards.

Tom Campbell

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Shelters here are less than comfortable, and poor sanitation can develop quickly. Residents who decide to stay in the county, even those who go to local shelters, are risking their health and safety.

Brian Adams

In addition to the huge amounts of rotting debris everywhere, people were simply throwing out their garbage and waste because the city's entire sanitation system had collapsed.

Hendra Siregar

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There are 2,6 billion people in the world who have no toilets, ... They are toilet-less and what we are trying to do is to build capacity for field engineers to go down to the farms, to the rural areas, to build ecological sanitation.

Jack Sim

The testing needed to be done all along. The safety and the health of anyone on this beach is our primary concern. The Sanitation District needs to do everything it can to make sure this beach is safe, and we were told that it was safe.

David Sommers

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