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Thirst in North Darfur’s Shaddad camp

January 9 - 2017 SHADDAD CAMP
Women carrying water in Darfur (file photo)
Women carrying water in Darfur (file photo)

The residents of the Shaddad camp for the displaced near Shangil Tobaya in North Darfur’s Tawila locality are suffering from a lack of drinking water.

“Two of the three water engines in the camp broke down in mid-December,” one of the Shaddad camp sheikhs explained to Radio Dabanga.

“The people are now forced to fetch foul water from the area of Darsasiya, about one-and-a-half kilometre from the camp.”

He called on “international and national relief organisations and state authorities to speed up the repair of the stalled water pumps”.

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