Dieter Telemans

Morogis, Somali region, ETHIOPIA

Women fill plastic containers with water using metal food cans from the United Nations World Food Programme (UN WFP) at a birkat, a traditional underground water storage basin, funded by Medecins sans Frontieres (MSF). The water which is imported from the Weyb river in times of low rainfall has not been treated. A severe drought has extended across East Africa after the rainy season expected in October 2005 failed to arrive. Most rural dwellers in the southernmost area of the country rely on two rainy seasons and two dry seasons per year.

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Dieter Telemans
Morogis, Somali region
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