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the good news: The Red Cross says rapid deployment of clean water teams has helped prevent a major outbreak of disease in areas hit by December 26's tsunami.
the bad news: The UN says more than 1.1 billion people worldwide lack safe water, 2.4 million lack adequate santitation, causing about 3 million deaths per year.
Quiz: Match these gallons per person use with their state.
Answers to be posted tomorrow. (source: Water Resources Division of the U.S. Geological Survey)