Photos of the Week: Water is Life
During a 1972 drought in Bangladesh, a farmer dispensed precious water plant by plant.
Parched Indian villagers mob a vast well in Natwargadh, Gujarat. In this drought-prone western state, yearly monsoon rains can total less than eight inches, and summer temperatures have topped 115°F.
Water seller in a Luanda, Angola slum.PhotographerÃ¦Thomas Havisham 05/2005A woman sells a bag of drinking water taken from a local well. She will sell it forthe equivalent of 10 cents in a small musseque market in Luanda. Settlements called musseques house the urban poor in Luanda and other large towns. They became crowded with hundreds of thousands of refugees during the 1980s and OÌ90s. Their residents have to buy water in small quantities because the musseques lack basic infrastructure including running water and sewerage.from Panos
Taizo Noda, 72, from Osaka, enjoy the hot spring water inside the private Hoshu-no-Yu (meaning Star Spa) located inside the Hotel Subaru in Totsugawa village in the Nara Prefecture in the Kansai region of southern Japan. Mr. Noda believes the secret to his long healthy life has been waking up early everyday and taking hot Japanese style baths.
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