How to wash your hands regularly, the first barrier gesture against Covid-19, when you do not have access to running water? In Monument Valley, located on the border between Arizona and Utah, in the United States, it is the puzzle of more than 30% of the members of the Navajo community who live on the reserve. “It’s very heavy. We come here every two, three days and we have to refill our cans”explains a teacher.
In this reserve large like Scotland, the surface water decreased by 98% during the XXe century because of the rise of the temperatures and a reduction of the precipitations. The health crisis is increasing needs, especially since the country, with more than 100,000 dead, is the most affected in the world. “Normally, I wash my children every two days. With the pandemic, they wash every day”, confirms Amanda Larson.