Cameroonian city of Bamenda struggles with water shortage

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Bamenda in northwestern Cameroon
Bamenda in northwestern Cameroon Wikimedia Commons

In Cameroon the prolonged shortage of potable water is a major challenge facing the inhabitants of Bamenda. For three months now most inhabitants have had to travel long distances to fetch water. Others, who cannot afford to travel long distances, have to fetch water from streams and wells or buy water which is currently more expensive. In the face of this crisis, the Army Rescue has adopted a strategy to provide some form of relief to the  city dwellers.