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©UNICEF/UNI189313/Gilbertson VII Photo
24 June 2019

Bolivia, 2015 – The Esteban family share a laugh while preparing a meal at home near La Paz, the capital. Their water rations – the most important things in the household – surround them. “Without (water) we don’t have life,” Mrs. Esteban says. UNICEF has released the report, "Progress on drinking water, sanitation and hygiene: 2000-2017", concluding that 1.8 billion people have gained access to basic drinking water since 2000, but vast inequalities to accessibility and quality remain.

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