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Madagascar: 24% of households of Antananarivo connected to potable water

The access to drinking water supply in Madagascar is a recurring problem in Madagascar which can cause heavy damage to health in its wake.
The number of homes that are thus served by the precious liquid in Antananarivo, Madagascar's capital is amounted to barely a third of the population.
"Only 24% of households are connected to the capital by the distribution of drinking water. 75% of other households get their water fountains in public", said Edgard Razafindravahy mayor of Antananarivo, lexpressmada
According to UNICEF, 1,000 children under five die every year for lack of clean water in the Big Island. An unacceptable situation that the city of Antananarivo want to see in the future stem with strong measures in this regard.
"The urban district of Antananarivo aims to provide each household drinking water in order to make the vision a city constantly clean. Accordingly, we will multiply the fountains, showers and restrooms. We will promote also the cooperation with our partners to achieve this goal", said Edgard Razafindravahy.

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