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Working Towards Arsenic Mitigation: an Initiative of BRAC WASH

Rabeya Akhter is 18 years old and lives with her parents in Shahapur village in Saharasti Upazila of Chandpur. On 3 February 2009 a local health worker detected that she had spots on her body that indicate arsenic poisoning and her treatment started. BRAC installed a deep tube well on 27 October 2010 and a hand pump so that people of Shahapur village in Saharasti Upazila of Chandpur can drink arsenic-free water again. A photo story.

TitleWorking Towards Arsenic Mitigation: an Initiative of BRAC WASH
Publication TypeProgress Report
Year of Publication2013
AuthorsKabir, B
Pagination2 p.
PublisherBRAC
Place PublishedDhaka
Abstract

Rabeya Akhter is 18 years old and lives with her parents in Shahapur village in Saharasti Upazila of Chandpur. On 3 February 2009 a local health worker detected that she had spots on her body that indicate arsenic poisoning and her treatment started. BRAC installed a deep tube well on 27 October 2010 and a hand pump so that people of Shahapur village in Saharasti Upazila of Chandpur can drink arsenic-free water again. A photo story.

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