Tackling drought in the Desert: a photo story from Pakistan

Young boys enjoying a drink at a newly installed water system in Umerkot, Pakistan. Photo: Concern Worldwide.
Young boys enjoying a drink at a newly installed water system in Umerkot, Pakistan. Photo: Concern Worldwide.

In the first of our 2018 reports from Pakistan's Thar Desert, we look at the consolidated efforts necessary to deliver an integrated food and nutrition programme that has long term impact. With support from ECHO, the European Commission’s Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection department, Concern is working with partners to change the conditions that are causing recurrent malnutrition crises in a region crippled by water shortages as a result of a prolonged drought.

Read the full story on our Exposure blog

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