World water day: how the poor pay more in west Africa – in pictures

For many people in west Africa, accessing water is a lot more complex than just turning on a tap. While wealthier communities may benefit from a relatively regular supply of clean water and adequate sanitation, people living in poorer areas are rarely connected to the subsidised network and end up paying more for a basic necessity. All photos by Tara Todras-Whitehill for WaterAid

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