HotSpots H2O, November 28: Sixty-Two Percent of Water at Rohingya Refugee Camp is Contaminated
The Global Rundown The final aid agency in Bangassou, Central African Republic, is forced to evacuate, leaving civilians without water, healthcare, and other life-saving aid.
A majority of the drinking water in Bangladesh’s Rohingya refugee camps is contaminated.
The murder of environmentalists in Honduras is directly linked with water shortages.
“This is going to have a very serious impact.
Reuters Latest WaterNews from Circle of Blue Risks Grow for Deadliest U.S.
– Reported cases of Legionnaires’ disease are surging upwards.
The Guardian In context: Murders of Activists Defending Safe Water and Environment Rise Sharply Science, Studies, And Reports The number of Yemenis without water due to fuel shortages is nearing 8 million, according to a recent Oxfam report.
Although Saudi Arabia is allowing aid into the country, civilians remain desperate due to a continued blockade of commercial imports such as fuel.
Relief Web On The Radar Doctors from Médecins Sans Frontières, as well as a health and sanitation specialist, spent several days trying to gain access to the Manus Island Detention Center, where nearly 400 protesting refugees had been without food and water for several weeks.
Doctors continue to be denied access to the refugees.