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NEWS IN BRIEF: Clare Short


International development secretary Clare Short MP speaks out on the vital role played by municipal engineers in the fight against poverty in developing countries in the latest issue of the ICE Municipal Engineer journal (vol 145 no 4).

'It was the municipal engineers who fought to improve water and sanitation in our cities, ' Short said. 'We need their skills and knowledge to bring a similar advance in developing countries.' A summary can be read at www. municipalengineer. com.

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