Bolivia’s severe water shortage triggers national emergency

euronews (in English)

Published on Nov 23, 2016

Bolivia’s government has declared a national emergency because of a water shortage as it suffers the worst drought in 25 years. The country’s capital city gets water for just three hours a day, as reservoirs run dry.

Last week, residents in Bolivia’s second largest city El Alto briefly held hostage authorities from a local water company to demand an explanation for the shortage. #Bolivia water crisis is worsening. Today, thousands marched in La Paz demanding a few liters of clean water. Ye…


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