The delta of the Omo River and the saline waters of Lake Turkana also provide a source of water for drinking, sanitation, and hygiene. At least 200,000 people, including this community, are dependent on the river and lake for their health and economic survival.

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Case Study: Friends of Lake Turkana
Case Study: Friends of Lake Turkana Article

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Case Study. Friends of Lake Turkana work to preserve the lake's ecology by halting construction of an upstream dam.