A voice against corruption in water and sanitation – community video in India

Water Integrity Network blog

Written by Alexandra Malmqvist, Communications Coordinator at WIN. 

In September 2011, in the slum of Mumbai, the heavy monsoon rains were filling up sewage pipes to breakage point. The dirty waste from the burst pipes flooded the streets at an accelerated pace because of the continuous and strong rain pour. The residents of the slum had no choice but to walk those filthy streets which represented a serious health hazard and increased the spread of diseases. Demands had repeatedly been made by the residents for the pipes to be fixed and properly maintained but no action was taken.

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Author: watercaremaldives

Water care is a non profit organization registered in Maldives to increase community awareness on protection and sustainable management of water resources, assist provision of safe and adequate water supply and sanitation services to island communities. research and development for water security.

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