Funding for Safe Drinking Water and Indoor Plumbing for Alaska Native Villages Seriously Threatened

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The EPA’s Alaska Native Villages Program addresses the health and water-quality problems that face Alaskan Native communities, most of which are low-income, with unemployment reaching 50%. The project has decreased waterborne disease rates, health care costs, and provided funds to construct water sanitation facilities throughout Alaskan Native Villages. EPN has created this Alaska Native Villages fact sheet to provide an understanding of how important this fund is to ensuring the health and clean-water access for Native communities.

Read full fact sheet: Alaska Native Villages | PDF