Clean Water Crisis
Monday, 21 March 2022
Seven out of 10 homes in Indonesia consume water contaminated with sewage. The government fails to guarantee people’s rights to clean water.
THE difficulties most Indonesians have obtaining clean water proves that the state has failed to fulfill a fundamental need of the people. On paper, the Water Resources Law states that the nation guarantees the right of the people to water that is clean, healthy and in sufficient quantities. But conditions on the ground are very different.
It was the United Nations Children’s Fund representative office in Jakarta that sounded the alarm abo...
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