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Developing Countries: Sanitation

Question for Department for International Development

UIN 41708, tabled on 4 July 2016

To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what steps her Department is taking to improve access to water and sanitation.

Answered on

8 July 2016

The Department for International Development is committed to reaching 60 million people with water and sanitation by 2020. As part of the bilateral aid review we have ensured that DFID has concrete plans in place to deliver this commitment. We reached 62.9 million people between 2011 and 2015. We are the largest bilateral donor for basic water and sanitation in low-income countries