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Story Publication logo April 26, 2012

Why Clean, Safe Water Is Still Out of Reach for Liberia

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Liberia - Rhetoric and Reality on Water
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In Liberia, only 25 percent of the population has access to clean water and only 15 percent have...

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Liberia is still recovering from decades of civil conflict that claimed 200,000 lives and disrupted basic services, not least access to clean water and sanitation. Lack of accountability and a failure by Liberia's government to make good on promised commitments are factors too, as Liberian journalist Tecee Boley documents in a report for PBS NewsHour that was done in collaboration with special correspondent Steve Sapienza and the Pulitzer Center.

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