Residents Warn of Water, Sanitation Crisis Along Dominican-Haitian Border

14 Aug 2013 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic

Residents of the Dominican Republic’s border province of Montecristi are "desperate" for water, and their sanitation system is on the verge of collapse.In the provincial capital, San Fernando de Montecristi, local people have been without water for several days.The areas of Los Ángeles, Buenos Aires, Francisco Javier, San Pedro, Cristo Rey and Las Flores are also affected by water shortages.Residents urged President Danilo Medina to tour the area personally and address the "water and sanitation crisis." They also demanded that the National Institute of Drinking Water and Sanitation (INAPA) immediately initiate the water and sanitation projects it had previously promised...

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