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The Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium provides the highest quality health services for Alaska Native people at the Alaska Native Medical Center and across Alaska through training, health education, disease and injury prevention, and rural water and sewer construction.

ANTHC tackles climate impact challenges to water and sanitation construction

As of 2017, 42 communities and more than 3,000 Native households in rural Alaska still lack sanitation infrastructure and access to safe drinking water. Even though steady progress has been made since 1970 in providing modern piped infrastructure to rural communities, these unserved communities and households are still reliant on the honey bucket. For 31 Alaska communities, new challenges to providing access to in-home water and sanitation systems are seen from climate change impacts. Many of the remaining unserved communities ...

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