Overview

Children in West and Central Africa

UNICEF in the region

Polio immunization

Maternal and newborn health

Nutrition

HIV/AIDS in the region

Education

Water and sanitation

Child protection

 

The drinking water ladder

The drinking water ladder presents drinking water coverage as a three-step ladder that includes the proportion of the population using:

  • unimproved drinking water sources;
  • improved drinking water sources other than piped water;
  • water piped into a dwelling, plot or yard.

It also presents progress made since 1990, the reference year for the MDG.

Source: Snapshot of water in Africa, UNICEF/WHO, June 2008

 

 
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