Episode 112: The village facing a water shortage

For ten years, the groundwater at Kankon Village, Sagaing Region, has had a foul taste, changes the color of clothes washed in it and irritates the skin of those who touch it. The villagers blame the nearby copper mine and acid plant and have demanded help finding new sources of water.

This week, in partnership with Monywa Gazette, Doh Athan speaks with villagers fighting for their water.

 

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By Win Zar Ni Aung

By Win Zar Ni Aung

Win Zar Ni Aung began her journalism career in 2011 and previously worked as deputy chief reporter at Myanmar National Television.
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