• A young girl watches from the Dikhil Hospital entrance gate as seven cisterns are delivered to the hospital on March 22. The seven cisterns, purchased by the 402nd Civil Affairs Battalion, will benefit roughly 88,000 people in the region who use the Dikhil Hospital and its outlying village clinics. The increased water storage capacity will help medical staff improve hygiene and reduce infections and maternal death rates.

    Cisterns for Dikhil, Djibouti

    A young girl watches from the Dikhil Hospital entrance gate as seven cisterns are delivered to the hospital on March 22. The seven cisterns, purchased by the 402nd Civil Affairs Battalion, will benefit roughly 88,000 people in the region who use the...

  • Assisted by a Djiboutian merchant (left), U.S. Air Force Staff Sergeant Sgt. Nicholas Northam (right), a Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA) contingency contractor, completes  paperwork for the purchase of seven cisterns on March 22, as U.S. Army Capt.ain Courtney Sanders (center) and U.S. Army Sergeant Sgt. Dennis Figuero, 402nd Civil Affairs Team, watch. The cisterns, purchased by the 402nd Civil Affairs Battalion, will benefit roughly 88,000 people in the region who use the Dikhil Hospital and its outlying village clinics. The increased water storage capacity will help medical staff improve hygiene and reduce infections and maternal death rates.

    Cisterns for Dikhil, Djibouti

    Assisted by a Djiboutian merchant (left), U.S. Air Force Staff Sergeant Sgt. Nicholas Northam (right), a Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA) contingency contractor, completes paperwork for the purchase of seven cisterns on March 22, as...

  • Two Dikhil girls watch as seven cisterns are delivered to the Dikhil Hospital on March 22. Five of the cisterns are scheduled to be installed at the hospital and two to outlying medical clinics.  The cisterns, purchased by the 402nd Civil Affairs Battalion, will benefit roughly 88,000 people in the region who use the Dikhil Hospital and outlying village clinics. The increased water storage capacity will help medical staff improve hygiene and reduce infections and maternal death rates.

    Cisterns for Dikhil, Djibouti

    Two Dikhil girls watch as seven cisterns are delivered to the Dikhil Hospital on March 22. Five of the cisterns are scheduled to be installed at the hospital and two to outlying medical clinics. The cisterns, purchased by the 402nd Civil Affairs...

  • U.S. Army Sergeant Sgt. David Wilson (right), 402nd Civil Affairs Battalion, assists local Dikhil residents in unloading one of seven cisterns delivered to the Dikhil Hospital on March 22. The cisterns, purchased by the 402nd CAB, will benefit roughly 88,000 people in the region who use the Dikhil Hospital and its outlying village clinics. The increased water storage capacity will help medical staff improve hygiene and reduce infections and maternal death rates.

    Cisterns for Dikhil, Djibouti

    U.S. Army Sergeant Sgt. David Wilson (right), 402nd Civil Affairs Battalion, assists local Dikhil residents in unloading one of seven cisterns delivered to the Dikhil Hospital on March 22. The cisterns, purchased by the 402nd CAB, will benefit roughly...

  • Seven cisterns purchased by the 402nd Civil Affairs Battalion are delivered to the Dikhil Hospital via truck on March 22. Five of the cisterns are scheduled to be installed at the hospital and two at its outlying medical clinics. The cisterns will benefit roughly 88,000 people in the region who use the Dikhil Hospital and outlying village clinics. The increased water storage capacity will help medical staff improve hygiene and reduce infections and maternal death rates.

    Cisterns for Dikhil, Djibouti

    Seven cisterns purchased by the 402nd Civil Affairs Battalion are delivered to the Dikhil Hospital via truck on March 22. Five of the cisterns are scheduled to be installed at the hospital and two at its outlying medical clinics. The cisterns will...

  • A young patient at the Dikhil pediatric ward watches as seven cisterns are delivered to the Dikhil Hospital on March 22. Of the seven cisterns delivered, five will go to the hospital and two to its outlying medical clinics.  The cisterns, purchased by the 402nd Civil Affairs Battalion, will benefit roughly 88,000 people in the region who use the Dikhil Hospital and its outlying village clinics. The increased water storage capacity will help medical staff improve hygiene and reduce infections and maternal death rates.

    Cisterns for Dikhil, Djibouti

    A young patient at the Dikhil pediatric ward watches as seven cisterns are delivered to the Dikhil Hospital on March 22. Of the seven cisterns delivered, five will go to the hospital and two to its outlying medical clinics. The cisterns, purchased by...

  • U.S. Army Capt. Courtney Sanders, 402nd Civil Affairs Battalion, shakes hands with a Djiboutian merchant after the purchase of seven cisterns on March 22. Of the seven cisterns delivered, five will go to the hospital and two will go to outlying medical clinics.  The cisterns, purchased by the 402nd Civil Affairs Battalion, will benefit roughly 88,000 people in the region who use the Dikhil Hospital and outlying village clinics. The increased water storage capacity will help medical staff improve hygiene and reduce infections and maternal death rates.

    Cisterns for Dikhil, Djibouti

    U.S. Army Capt. Courtney Sanders, 402nd Civil Affairs Battalion, shakes hands with a Djiboutian merchant after the purchase of seven cisterns on March 22. Of the seven cisterns delivered, five will go to the hospital and two will go to outlying medical...

CAMP LEMONNIER, Djibouti - U.S. Army 402nd Civil Affairs Battalion and a multi-service mix of American military personnel based at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, oversaw the delivery of seven cisterns to the Dikhil Hospital on March 22.

The cisterns, purchased by the 402nd CAB, will benefit roughly 88,000 people in the region who use the Dikhil Hospital and its outlying village clinics. The increased water storage capacity will help medical staff improve hygiene and reduce infections and maternal death rates.

Of the seven cisterns delivered, five will go to the hospital and two to its outlying medical clinics.

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