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Zimbabwe: Unsafe Water Raises COVID-19 Risks

Severe Water, Sanitation Crisis Undermines Pandemic Fight

Wednesday 15 April 2020


(Johannesburg, April 15, 2020) – Zimbabwe government measures to combat COVID-19 should include urgently providing continuous and affordable access to sufficient safe water to people across the country. Long before the coronavirus pandemic, much of Zimbabwe suffered a severe water and sanitation crisis. On March 30, 2020, Zimbabwe, like many countries, ordered a nationwide lockdown to slow the spread of the virus.

Read more: https://www.hrw.org/news/2020/04/15/zimbabwe-unsafe-water-raises-covid-19-risks

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