Water for the people

United States, 1954

Film
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In Iraq, a United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation team surveys dry desert lands; the Iraq Government builds dams to divert water from the Tigris and Euphrates. In Central America, during the six months’ dry season, the well that supplies the village of Loa de Ramos in El Salvador dries up. A World Health Organisation team works out plans to use water from a nearby spring.

Credits

production company

United Nations. Film Board

Duration

00:10:04:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1954

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

011690

Language

English

Subject categories

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Agriculture - Developing countries

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Dams

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Central America

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Iraq

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Dams

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Irrigation

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Water

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Water resources development

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Water use

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Water, Underground

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Water-storage

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Dams

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Water

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Water resources development

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Water-storage

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Water-supply

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - United Nations

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → El Salvador

Places → Central America

Places → Iraq

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Black and White

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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