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World Water Day

Pakistani dwellers of Lahore slums fetch clean water for their domestic use in Pakistan. Pakistanis also observes the International Water Day focusing on the importance of fresh water and advocating for sustainable management of water resources.

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Demonstrators marking World Water Day march along a street in metropolitan Manila, Philippines. Indigenous people are protesting a proposed dam that will be built on their lands and said they would oppose relocation.

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Homes fill the hillside in the arid Nueva Esperanza shantytown of Lima, Peru. Residents here pay about $1.50 dollars per 50 liter container which is filled by a water truck service that passes daily. World Water Day will be marked on Friday, March 22, 2019.

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An indigenous man speaks during a rally to mark World Water Day outside the office of the Manila Waterworks and Sewerage System in metropolitan Manila, Philippines. Indigenous people are protesting a proposed dam that will be built on their lands and said they would oppose relocation.

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Maria Jimenez washes her face with water outside her home in the Nueva Esperanza shantytown of Lima, Peru. Residents here pay about $1.50 dollars per 50 liter container which is filled by a water truck services that passes daily.

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A water truck worker fills a container with water, for the cost of about $1.50 dollars per container, outside the homes of residents who use it for drinking, cooking and cleaning in the Nueva Esperanza shantytown of Lima, Peru. World Water Day will be marked on Friday, March 22, 2019.

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A volunteer distributes water to passengers on a bus on a hot day in Hyderabad. People in many parts of India provide free drinking water to commuters especially in summer months.

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A woman waters plants by the side of a road in Hyderabad. World Water Day is marked annually on March 22.

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Women carrying water from a contaminated river for drinking and cooking purposes, in Pattan area of Baramulla district of North Kashmir on "World Water Day".

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People take pledge to save water on World Water Day, in Ahmedabad.

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A child cools herself off in Bhubaneswar on World Water Day.

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R.C. Bhargava, chairman of Maruti Suzuki during the inauguration of a National Workshop on “Swachh Bharat" and "Water for All” on World Water Day organized by Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation, in New Delhi.

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Amitabh Kant, CEO of NITI Aayog during the inauguration of National Workshop on “Swachh Bharat" and "Water for All” on World Water Day organized by Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation, in New Delhi.

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A boy searches for coins thrown by devotees in the river Brahmaputra on the eve of World Water Day, in Guwahati.

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A man wearing a helmet carries flowers and other worship material before throwing them in the river Brahmaputra on the eve of World Water Day, in Guwahati.

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National award winning actress Rituparna Sengupta launches an awareness campaign on 'Drink Safe Water' at an event on the eve of 'World Water Day', in Kolkata.

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A man takes bath at a public tap on the eve of World Water Day, outskirts of Hyderabad.

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A woman walks down a hill to collect drinking water from a public water tap, in Guwahati.

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A woman transports drinking water on a hand cart on the eve of World Water Day, in Ahmadabad.

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Women gather with utensils to collect water from a public tap on the outskirts of Hyderabad.

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A woman in her traditional attire walks after collecting water from public tap on the eve of World Water Day, outskirts of Hyderabad.

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A girl waits for the arrival of water supply at a public tap next to plastic cans lined up by others for collecting drinking water in a hill area on the eve of World Water Day, in Guwahati.

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Women carrying buckets of drinking water on their heads on the eve of World Water Day, in Jammu.

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People fetching water from a tank on the eve of World Water Day, in Bhopal.

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