Amnesty International calls for water services

The army is delivering 38,000 litres of purified water to surrounding villages a day.

The army is delivering 38,000 litres of purified water to surrounding villages a day.

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JOHANNESBURG - The executive director of Amnesty International SA, Shenilla Mohamed, said the 40,000 water tanks promised to impoverished communities is not sufficient.

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She said reports from some of these communities show they have received no supply of water, while others say once their tanks are empty, they aren't refilled.

Amnesty International has made a special call on the government to step up its efforts to ensure water services to those who need it most.

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