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Jackson, Mississippi, has been without safe drinking water for weeks. After flooding caused a pump failure at the water treatment facility to break, the city which is a predominantly Black community is not able to shower, hydrate, do dishes, cook, or clean.

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However, even before the pump failure, Jackson was under a “boil water” notice, and many fear the situation is becoming the next Flint. If Flint taught us anything, it’s that clean water needs to be prioritized!

Nestle is the world’s largest food and drink company. They have more than enough resources to give the city of Jackson water until the situation is fixed. However, Nestle has a long history of taking water from communities in need and using it for profit without giving back to the communities they are taking from. It’s time that Nestle took responsibility and did something good for once!

Climate-induced flooding and droughts are stressing water systems all across the world, and as climate change worsens, experts warn that the crisis in Jackson could just be the beginning. Everyone should have a right to clean drinking water.

Sign this petition to demand Nestle help Jackson residents get clean water!

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