Egyptian canals turn into waste dumps

Residents blame state for lack of rubbish collection services that is leading to public health crisis.

    Due to a lack of sewage systems and rubbish collection services, water canals in some Egyptian neighbourhoods have become toxic waste dumps. 

    Residents of Abu Sir, a district outside Cairo, blame the government for not helping to solve the problem, which is leading to a public health crisis.

    Jacky Rowland reports from Abu Sir.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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