African Governments Failing in Provision of Water and Sanitation, Majority of Citizens Say

Publisher:
Afrobarometer
Publication Date:
19 March 2020
Tags:
Africa, Governance, Water and Sanitation

More than half of Africans say their governments are failing them when it comes to one of their top priorities - the provision of clean water and sanitation services, a new Afrobarometer analysis shows. Half of the survey respondents say they went without enough clean water for home use during the previous year - a particular concern considering the importance of proper hygiene for preventing the spread of coronavirus and other infectious diseases. By Brian Howard and Kangwook Han

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