Zimbabwe Capital's Water Supply Cut to the Bone
In a shocking revelation that places millions of residents at risk of waterborne diseases, the Harare City Council says it will only be able to provide water for each household at least once a week. Faced with a shortage of foreign currency to import water treatment chemicals, and supply dams drying up, the cash-strapped administrative body is expected to declare the water situation a state of emergency.
Tap water (file photo).
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