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Iceland Sends Water to Refugee Camps in Panama

Icelandic water company Brúarfoss Iceland ehf. and Canadian charity On Guard for Humanity are working with UNHCR on delivering 24,000 liters of water to refugee camps in Panama, Central America, this week.

liquidgoldArchive photo by Páll Stefánsson.

The collaboration is part of a long term agreement between Brúarfoss and On Guard for Humanity, mbl.is reports.

The quantity of water is equal to the minimum daily requirement of 5,000 people.

As reported in August, the purchase of the Icelandic water by the charity will be funded with donations from individuals, private companies and public institutions in Canada. Carbon trading with the countries to which the water will be transported will also be funded.

Click here to read more about Brúarfoss’ agreement with On Guard for Humanity.

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