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World Bank Looks to Mobile Technology to Solve Global Sanitation Crisis

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united states, WASHINGTON DC

The World Bank and its partners this weekend launched the first-ever Sanitation Hackathon, modeled on the successful Water Hackathon of October 2011, bringing together software developers, designers and programmers to find technological solutions to a crisis that affects some 2.5 billion people worldwide and costs billions of dollars in economic losses annually.