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Pakistan: health relief for people in crisis

WHO officers test water quality near a water spout where people wait to fill their buckets.
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Unsafe drinking-water

Unsafe drinking-water is a major health threat in camps for displaced people. At Sheikh Shehzad camp in Mardan district, WHO's environmental engineers test the safety of the water before it is distributed to prevent the spread of waterborne diseases.

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