ICRC: Millions of Iraqis at risk from dirty water

The International Committee of the Red Cross warns that 40 percent of Iraq’s population of 26 million has no access to clean water and is at risk of waterborne diseases.

A statement Wednesday by the ICRC says that despite some improvement in essential health services, millions of Iraqis still live in households not connected to water networks and have no choice but to drink dirty river water.

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