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Thirst as South Darfur wells run dry

May 1 - 2016 MERSHING
File Photo: Albert González Farran / Unamid
File Photo: Albert González Farran / Unamid

Inhabitants of six villages in the Abu Hamra area of Mershing locality in South Darfur have complained of an acute lack of drinking water.

One of the citizens told Radio Dabanga that the cause of the water crisis was the shortage of wells water resources in the area.

He pointed out that there are only two wells in the area, and those have dried-up owing to the poor rainfall in the past.

He appealed to the authorities to establish water engines and wells in the area to resolve the problem for the 8,000 people who live in the area.

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