CRS World Report: Providing Water Before a Drought Happens

December 11, 2012 by

In the village of Koye Jijeba in Ethiopia, where CRS built a new water system, community members turn on the water for their livestock for the first time. Before this, they had to walk 6 miles round trip to get water. Photo by Jim Stipe/CRS

Ethiopia is a beautiful country, rich in culture and history but also a place where droughts frequently devastate harvests, leading to severe hunger.  CRS helps communities in crisis get the water they need and also works on long-term approaches to keep the water flowing.

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