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Old drains and dirty water: Zimbabwe’s chronic cholera crisis

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“We do not risk our lives by trying to drink it”

Tonderayi Mukeredzi

Dry taps, burst pipes, human excrement flowing out of leaking sewer lines.

Residents of Harare’s poor suburbs of Glen View and Budiriro endure these challenges daily. Worse still, they now live in the epicentre of Zimbabwe’s deadliest cholera outbreak in a decade.

Read the full report on IRIN.