Water sanitation hygiene

A snapshot of sanitation in Africa

This tabulation has been prepared by the WHO/UNICEF Joint Monitoring Programme for Water Supply and Sanitation (JMP2) as its contribution to the Second African Conference on Sanitation and Hygiene, held in Durban, South Africa in February 2008. It contains a new set of sanitation coverage estimates for Africa for the year 2006 based on preliminary JMP estimates.

The estimates presented in this document originate from data collected by national statistics offices along with other relevant institutions through national censuses and nationally representative household surveys, including Demographic and Health Surveys (DHS), Multiple Indicator Cluster Surveys (MICS) and World Health Surveys among others.

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