Conference reviews rural clean water supply

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development and the People’s Committee of northern Bac Ninh province held a conference on September 21 to review clean water management and set future orientations. 

[…]With the support of the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) over the past four decades, the rate of rural dwellers accessing clean water has soared from 36 percent in 1999 to 88.5 percent now. Roughly 44 percent of rural residents (over 28 million) have accessed water from concentrated water stations and the remaining from household-scale works. 

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