Buenos Aires Slums Have Too Much Water (From Flooding) However Not Enough For Drinking And Sanitation

“In Buenos Aires slums, we’re seeing a violation of lots of rights, especially access to water.
The Slums Of Buenos Aires Are Too Wet And Too DryEnlarge this image toggle caption Eitan Abramovich/AFP/Getty Images Eitan Abramovich/AFP/Getty ImagesMargarita Garcia has two problems: Too much water — and not enough water.
The clouds had broken with more rain than her neighborhood — a slum on the southern outskirts of Buenos Aires — could handle.
“Max Radwin is a freelance journalist based in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Last year, standing water attracted mosquitoes to one southern slum neighborhood that resulted in widespread dengue fever, community representative Marcos Antonio Chinchilla says.

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