Landslides in Colombia cause severe water shortages

Posted on December 19, 2011 • Filed under: Agriculture, Latin America Health, TRAVEL

Three capital spend the holidays without drinking water, as a result of landslides. At the height of holiday season, nearly two million Colombians suffer from lack of water in three capitals: Cucuta and Manizales Riohacha. The crisis is greater, especially in the lower strata. In the Guajira, a bottle of water costs 4,000 pesos, while in some districts of Manipur speak of a health emergency and the aqueduct of Cucuta not provide the service since 11 December, which affects 700,000 people. These are not the only cases in the country, but the most representative. Read Article

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