Collecting water in Huíla

Cisterna-calçadão, Chiange (Gambos, Huíla). Photo © Ruy Llera Blanes, November 2020.

These futuristic-looking cisterns are located in a kimbo (communal settlement) outside the village of Chiange, administrative center of the region of Gambos, in Huíla. This is one of the regions in Huíla province that are most severely affected by the drought, and the local administration and NGOs are struggling to find solutions so that the local communities can obtain water for their herding and agriculture.

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