Drought Survivors Need Urgent Help to Avert Health Crisis

1 Sep 2009

By UN News Service

The United Nations humanitarian wing reported today that a critical water shortage in Ethiopia's Somali region is threatening the health of the local communities who are being forced to use abandoned ponds and wells for drinking water, which may increase the risk of water-borne diseases.

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