Civil Chaos In Libya Hits Water Access

ZINTAN

Zintan Mayor Mustafa al-Barouni said the city has suffered “injustice” and decades of marginalisation. “We find that some cities have basic services, telecommunications, roads, ports and job opportunities and others (such as Zintan) have nothing,” he said. The mayor hit out at “corruption and the waste of resources” by transitional authorities, claiming the city receives a pittance from the state budget despite a drive for decentralisation. City authorities cannot meet the water needs of all residents, meaning some pay for privately run trucks, which are expensive.

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