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Drought continues to affect Cuba

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Some one million people are currently affected by the drought situation in Cuba, which has been impacting the island since the end of 2014, sources from the National Institute of Water Resources (INRH) reported in the capital.

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Combating drought with preparation and teamwork


Havana has not escaped the current drought affecting the entire country, given that its total reservoir capacity stands at 35%. As a consequence the city has 1,595 liters of water per second (L/s) less than necessary. Some 48,194 residents have reported problems with their water supply, with Old Havana, Central Havana and Bo yeros the three worst affected municipalities.