Diarrhoea alert in the areas of Sunderbans


Nimkhana: Inadequate piped water supply is one of the main reasons for high instances of diarrhoea in Sunderbans, home to the world’s largest mangrove forest, according to Word Bank, which called for immediate concrete steps to tackle the problem.

“Only 32 per cent of households in the (entire) Sunderbans are covered by piped water supply (28 percent of the population).