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Water Sahel

Waiting For Water: What The Drought In The Sahel Means For Mali

Lane Hartill | Posted 08.25.2012 | Impact
Lane Hartill

For women in Gao, water has become a nemesis. Without it, you can't bathe the kids, clean yourself after using the bathroom, or wash out the grit that settles into your hair. You can't slake your thirst -- a problem in a city where temperatures have been averaging over 105 degrees.