Why the urban poor need better sanitation

January 2017
Infographics highlighting the importance of political will in delivering sanitation to the urban poor.
In poorer regions, 58% of all urban residents live in small cities.
If small cities fail to improve sanitationa s they grow, cholera, stunting and child mortality can increase.
Providing city-wide sanitation is expensive, technically difficult and slow.
Sanitation isn't simply a technical problem; strong political will can deliver investment in sanitation for the urban poor.