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World Water Day: Palestinian girls stand next to jerry cans full of water, near their family house destroyed during the Israeli offensive in Gaza, east of Jebaliya in the northern Gaza Strip, Feb. 16. (Adel Hana/AP/File)

World Water Day: Thirsty Gaza residents battle salt, sewage

Untreated pools of sewage, some as large as 100 acres, seep back into the sole aquifer that provides freshwater for Gaza’s 1.5 million people. Aid workers are looking at new ways to replenish the aquifer, this World Water Day.

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