Access and Affordability of Clean Water Supply for the Urban Poor

When asked whether it is more important for the urban poor to have ‘access’ or ‘affordability‘ for clean water supply, I believe the question has a built-in assumption that access and affordability is a trade-off, while it is not necessarily true. The urban poor can have cheap access to safe and clean water, provided that the cities they live in have the correct enabling institutional and regulatory framework to do so.

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By: Fika Fawzia

When asked whether it is more important for the urban poor to have ‘access’ or ‘affordability‘ for clean water supply, I believe the question has a built-in assumption that access and affordability is a trade-off, while it is not necessarily true. The urban poor can have cheap access to safe and clean water, provided that the cities they live in have the correct enabling institutional and regulatory framework to do so.

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Video on Alleged Human Rights Abuse in Papua

Have you seen the video regarding the alleged torture by the Indonesian military towards indigenous Papuans? You should. Afterwards come back and read the rest of this post.

Link: TNI Violence towards Papuans

Have you seen the video above regarding the alleged torture by the Indonesian military towards indigenous Papuans? You should. Afterwards come back and read the rest of this post. Continue reading “Video on Alleged Human Rights Abuse in Papua”