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Burkina Faso Capital Hit by Water Cuts Amid Soaring Heat

Water trickles out of the faucet sometimes around 2 a.m., and by dawn the taps run empty at Dramane Drabo's laundry business. It could be days before any more water returns, he laments. Across Burkina Faso's capital, even the wealthiest neighborhoods, typically spared from such shortages, are suffering without water amid an unprecedented heat wave. Already the short supply has increased the price of a barrel of water more than 10 fold from just a few months ago.   Women and...

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