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While it is often said water is a source of life, the source of it is unevenly distributed in Liberia. With the rural areas most affected.
Urban populations are more likely to have means of safe drinking water than those living in remote parts of the country. Nearly 88.6% in urban areas have improved drinking water compared with 62.6% in rural areas.
About 76% of the general populations have improved water (CIA World Factbook, n.d). On the contrary, 37.4% of rural populations do not have clean and safe drinking water, higher than the 11.4% of urban populations with an improved source of drinking water.
Access to sanitary environment persists to be a growing concern in Liberia. A limited number of people are exposed to an improved sanitary condition. About 28% urban facility in Liberia is considered sanitary improved whereas 5.9% of the rural populations fall within this margin (CIA World Factbook, n.d).
Just about 16% of facilities in Liberia are deemed a healthy environment. In sharp contrast, 72% of facilities in urban places do not have a high-quality standard to sustain population health. Facilities in rural areas account for 94% of lack of environmental quality improvement.
Overall, 83. 1% of the facilities are said to be environmentally challenging according, to CIA World Factbook (n.d).