World loses $260bn from poor water, sanitation
….100,000 Nigeria children at risk
From Ayodele Samuel, Lagos
Nobel Peace Prize winner and Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf issued a stark warning in Monrovia Wednesday to the UN Secretary-General's High-level Panel that is meeting this week, to address the future of international poverty reduction efforts as economic losses due to poor water and sanitation access globally are costing $260 billion (US) every year.
First published in Peoples Daily Newspaper