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Protests against chronic water outages in Sudan’s El Gedaref

March 29 - 2018 EL GEDAREF
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On Wednesday morning dozens of residents from the districts of Kirfis, Wadelkabir, and Abbasiya in Sudan's El Gedaref went out in protest against the chronic interruption of water services.

A resident of El Gedaref told Radio Dabanga that the demonstrators, who were mostly women, marched to the water corporation chanting slogans condemning the interruption of water services and demanding the authorities to expedite the solution.

On Sunday the residents of Kirfis district closed the main road to the vehicles in protest against the total interruption of water.

They expressed concern over the worsening water crisis as summer is approaching and described the promises made by the government to resolve the water crisis as ‘a distant dream’.

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