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Document of the month: September 2014

Three times a week, drinking water comes to this suburb of 25,000 inhabitants. At variable pressure, it flows for about three hours in the morning from three small pipes. The queue forms early: first come, first served. The order is the order of cans. But when the trickle ceases, not every can has been filled, and a silent queue awaits the next day that the water will start flowing again.
WHO Photo by Paul Almasy. Peru, 1959.

Queue for drinking water in a Peruvian city
WHO/Paul Almasy

Taken from the "Photographic Archives, Sub-fonds Photographs"

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