Here women from Abu Shouk camp struggle to provide their families with the water necessary for life; some water pumps are now controlled by the Rapid Response Forces and other militia elements. Some areas, such as Adila, have been without water for days. In Adila, Radio Dabanga reports (March 5, 2015:
“The fourth out of the five water engines in the area broke down four days ago,” a listener told Dabanga from Adila town.
Reports of water shortages are increasing in number and level of distress.