Families at Kakuma refugee camp in north-western Kenya have complained water crisis in the camp, Eye radio says on Tuesday.
The refugees say they have been forced to fetch dirty underground water from the seasonal Tarach River. It is this water that they use for drinking, cooking, bathing, and washing.
Rita Apio a journalist in the camp stated that they have been told the mechanical water pumps do not have enough fuel to pump water into the tanks.
Aid organizations have warned that contaminated water of the river often results in waterborne diseases within the camp.
According to the UN Refugee Agency, Kakuma Refugee Camp and the adjacent Kalobeyei Settlement area is home to 200,000 people.
Most of them are refugees from South Sudan who escaped violence and hunger