Waterlogged roads breeding diseases

Our VV-PACS community correspondent Navita Devi reports from Musapur village, in Katihar district of Bihar, on the bad condition of the roads. The roads in this neglected part of the village have not been laid properly and get waterlogged during rains. The clogged water, then, enters the houses and compounds. Causing several problems for the families living there.

The stagnant water is also a breeding ground for insects and disease, due to which malaria and other life-threatening diseases often afflict residents. Repeated pleas to the Village Head to build a road have only been met with false promises.

CALL TO ACTION: Call the Block Development Officer for Korha Block, on +91-9431818330, and demand that corrective action be taken at once so that residents don’t continue to suffer because of the administration’s negligence.

 

This is a PACS-VV video. The Poorest Areas Civil Society (PACS) Programme and Video Volunteers have come together to create the Community Correspondents Network. The videos created by the network bring out voices from the margins, providing communications skills to marginalised individuals and advocacy tools to community-based organisations.

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