UN calls for action on water, slums crisis in cities

Independent: The world needs to act immediately to tackle an urban crisis of growing city slums that lack water and sanitation, a top UN official warned Tuesday on World Water Day. "We have a crisis, we must recognise that," Joan Clos, UN Habitat executive director, told an event marking the day. "We need to act now. This is a common action at the same time against the slums and against lack of water and sanitation. It's the same problem, it's the same solution: urban planning." Targets set by the UN......

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