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Good morning, this is Irene. Today we’re reporting on the perils of war for life-sustaining water. We’re also following the UN’s investigation into crimes against humanity in Libya and the overstretched homes in Mozambique welcoming those fleeing the country’s war amid limited access to aid.

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🚰 Water: ‘a matter of survival’ in conflict zones. Access to drinking water is a major problem around the world, but nowhere is it more challenging to ensure than in areas of armed conflict, the ICRC warned last week at the ninth World Water Forum in Dakar. Gilles Carbonnier, the organisation’s vice president, told Geneva Solutions that while the forum traditionally focused on development, this year, the alarming impact of growing conflicts and urban warfare on water came to the fore.

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