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Carrying water for living

(People's Daily Online)

15:19, June 08, 2012

On June 6, a man draws water from a public well in Kabul, Afghanistan. (Xinhua/ Ahmad Massoud)

Edited and Translated by Yao Chun, People's Daily Online

In Kabul, capital of Afghanistan, 80 percent of local people are living in poor sanitary conditions and it is a difficult thing for them to get clean and drinkable water. A research report issued on June 16, 2010 predicted that affected by the changes in climate and the temperature rise, the wells in Kabul would run dry within 50 years. Local residents may confront the problems of water resources shortage by then.

Source: Xinhua

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