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2012-08-20 22:17:35

People in ancient Rome 2,000 years ago had better access to clean water and sanitation that keeps disease-causing human excrement out of contact with people than many residents of the 21st century.

2010-10-26 00:01:44

Incredible Lineup of Speakers at ICC World Toilet Summit Breakfast The global sanitation crisis affects 2.6 billion people around the world who do not have access to proper sanitation. The first ever U.S.

2010-09-10 08:05:00

STOCKHOLM, September 10, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Participants at the 2010 World Water Week in Stockholm urged the High Level Plenary Meeting on the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) to fully recognise and act upon the fundamental roles of water resources, drinking water, sanitation and water for all. Download the full 2010 Stockholm Statement: http://www.worldwaterweek.org/speeches The summit will be held during September 20-22 at the United Nations General Assembly to...

2010-03-22 05:00:00

WASHINGTON, March 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- InterAction joins other U.S.-based non-governmental organizations (NGOs) in calling for the United States government to commit available resources to solve the world's growing water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) crisis.


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Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.