780 million people lack access to an improved water source; approximately one in nine people.
3.41 million people die from water, sanitation and hygiene-related causes each year.
The water and sanitation crisis claims more lives through disease than any war claims through guns.
People living in informal settlements (i.e. slums) often pay 5-10 times more per liter of water than wealthy people living in the same city.
An American taking a five-minute shower uses more water than the average person in a developing country slum uses for an entire day.
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