Did you know that 2.5 billion people lack access to proper sanitation? That's more than one third of the world's entire population! As World Water Week gets underway, see why Deputy Secretary-General Jan Eliasson thinks #TheWorldNeedsMore #Sanitation and is calling for access to this service for all those who still don't have it: http://ow.ly/ox3eb Photo: DR Congo. OCHA/Gemma Cortes
19 November 2013 is the first-ever World Toilet Day. Sanitation is a human right but today, 2.5 billion people still do not have access to proper sanitation, such as a decent toilet or latrine, around the world.
A special message from eastern DR Congo: #TheWorldNeedsMore #education! If you agree, go to www.worldhumanitarianday.org and unlock funds to help people affected by crises around the world. Photo: Gemma Cortes / OCHA