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• Walmart yesterday announced that it is teaming up with Procter & Gamble’s Children’s Safe Drinking Water Program “to launch a 2019 Global Event program that will raise awareness of the global water crisis … Walmart International will support the ‘1 purchase = 1 liter of clean water’ campaign in countries where they have a presence, enabling shoppers to contribute to United Nations Sustainable Development Goal #6 that looks to ensure water and sanitation for all.”

The announcement notes that “access to clean drinking water is a challenge every day for nearly 844 million people, and the burden for family household water needs disproportionally affects children around the world. In fact, nearly 1,000 children die every day from water-borne diseases - more than HIV/AIDS and malaria combined.”
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