Water in the Desert: A photo story from Pakistan

Lakhu minds the children, including little Arjun, while his wife fetches water. Photo: Sharjeel Arif / Concern Worldwide.
Lakhu minds the children, including little Arjun, while his wife fetches water. Photo: Sharjeel Arif / Concern Worldwide.

In the second of our reports from Pakistan's Thar Desert, we look at the difficulties of accessing water during prolonged drought. With support from ECHO, the European Commission’s Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection department, we are working with communities to address the challenges. 

Turkana Climate Crisis Appeal

  • Severe droughts are becoming more frequent

  • Families do not have enough food to eat

  • Malnutrition rates among children under five can reach as high as 30%

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