844 million people in the world many of them in sub-Saharan Africa still dont have access to improved and safely managed drinking water sources.
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Some of the most arid countries in Africa, including Algeria, Egypt, Morocco, and Tunisia, have the highest food availability per capita, measured in terms of daily calories available per person.
The UNDP in its 2006 Human Development report nearly two million children a year die in the world for want of clean water and proper sanitation
When it comes to the maximum theoretical amount of water actually available on a per person basis for each country, the Republic of Congo and Gabon are miles ahead of the rest of Africa
It is estimated that between 1990 and 2008 an estimated 1.77 billion people gained access to improved sources of drinking water; yet, by the end of 2008, 884 million people still lacked access to improved water sources.
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