Reference : V-P-EC-E-00077
Date : 10/2010
Country/Region : ECUADOR
Caption : Putumayo river, bordering Colombia, community of La Ceiba. A girl fetching water for the kitchen in the polluted river.
Photographer : HEGER, Boris
Confidentiality level : public
Publication restrictions : publication without restrictions
Copyright : ICRC
Description : Many people are sick from drinking water from the polluted river. The ICRC has a program to distribute water tanks and material to gather rain water from the roofs of the people's houses.

Photo taken along the Colombian border, in Northern Ecuador, in an area where there is a high rate of Colombian refugees.
Original material : digital
Resolution : 4200x2768
Orientation : landscape
Colour/B&W : colour