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Reference : V-P-LK-E-00524
Date : 02/07/2015
Country/Region : SRI LANKA
Caption : Mullaitivu. A woman in a rural community fills her jar with water from an ICRC-constructed open dug well.
Photographer : ZAHARAN, Tuan
Confidentiality level : public
Publication restrictions : publication without restrictions
Copyright : ICRC
Description : ICRC website, article from the 29th September 2015:

" Sri Lanka: Operational update, January – August 2015.
Ensuring safe water and sanitation.
In the Northern Province, communities will benefit from the building/renovation of water systems and sanitation facilities.

Between April and August, the ICRC engaged in the following activities (currently in the implementation phase):

10,500 school children will benefit from the construction of 20 blocks of sanitation facilities, 10 water systems and two buildings each containing three classrooms, in 25 schools in Kilinochchi, Mullaitivu, Mannar and Vavuniya;
1,700 school children and 5,300 individuals in over 60 communities will have access to safe water after the renovation and construction of 67 open dug wells and the repair of 27 hand pumps in Kilinochchi, Mullaitivu, Mannar and Vavuniya. [...]"
Original material : digital
Resolution : 7360x4912
Orientation : landscape
Colour/B&W : colour