November 19 marks World Toilet Day, an annual global event organized by UN Water to raise awareness of the crucial role that sanitation plays in reducing disease and creating healthier communities.
The theme of this year's observance is "Nature-Based Solutions" to harness the power of ecosystems to tackle the sanitation and water crisis. Nature-based solutions include:
We must build toilets and sanitation systems that work in harmony with our environment. When nature calls, we have to listen and act. To learn more about World Toilet Day, visit the official UN Water website: www.worldtoiletday.info/wtd2018/.
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