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9/29/2008
Hans Christian Andersen, Danish author and poet
9/29/2008
UN DISPATCH: The global water crisis may be the most underreported major global crises. Nearly 900 million people lack access to safe drinking water, and 2.5 billion lack access to safe sanitation. A lack of access to safe sanitation is what caused the Black Death...in the 14th century. In addition to the day-to-day suffering of nearly a billion people, access to water has and will continue to be casus belli.
9/29/2008
Felix Dennis, British magazine publisher
9/26/2008
UN DISPATCH: Democratic nominee Barack Obama announced earlier that as president he would commit to ending deaths from Malaria by 2015…Malaria kills 1 million people each year, the vast majority of whom are children under the age of five living in sub-Saharan Africa. The thing is, these deaths are entirely preventable. A relatively modest investment in preventative measures like bed nets and in treatments like ARV drugs can have a profound impact on the health and welfare of poor, Malaria endemic communities.

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