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Niger - land in crisis

Water-borne danger
  • Land in crisis
  • Slim harvests
  • Bitter fruit
  • Child in need
  • Survival mechanism
  • Water-borne danger
  • Flood damage
  • Paradise lost
  • Preparing for the future

Water-borne danger

Access to safe water is also an increasing concern. Many infections that can lead to malnutrition stem from poor hygiene and sanitation, and reduced access to good quality drinking water. People often wait in line for hours to draw water from depleted wells, even at night.

picture credit: Gonzalo Höhr/Action Against Hunger



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