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Still Waters

This gallery by photojournalist Kuni Takahashi illustrates key preventative measures initiated by Bloomberg Philanthropies in Bangladesh where 12,000 children drown annually.

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A pond in northern Bangladesh looks inviting to kids, but also poses a great risk. That’s why Bloomberg Philanthropies is addressing two main contributors to child drowning: lack of supervision and easy access to water.

For more information, visit the Johns Hopkins International Injury Research Unit, a WHO Center for Injuries, Violence and Accident Prevention at Johns Hopkins University.

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