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[ Presenting plain-text part of multi-format email ] Thanks to Cathy Aitchison for getting the ball rolling with her letter, which I've adapted here for U.S. use: Re: Iraq's Water System Particularly with the proposed use by the U.S. of 3,000 Tomahawk Cruise missiles and the new E-bomb, I write to express my concern at the damage our government will cause to the infrastructure in Iraq if we go to war. I am particularly concerned about the water system, already badly damaged during the 1991 Gulf War and largely un-restored because of sanctions. New damage would have a devastating effect for many years on the health of the Iraqi people, especially children. As I'm sure you are aware, 2003 is the United Nation's "Year of Freshwater," and March 22 is "World Water Day." In the light of this, I would be grateful if you could answer the following questions: - What will you as President of the United States be doing to help restore fresh water to Iraq on March 22 and during 2003? - If the U.S. is at war with Iraq on March 22, what steps will you, as President, take on that day to ensure that the U.S. does not contravene the spirit of the U.N. General Comment on water as a human right, signed in Geneva on November 27, 2002? Yours sincerely, For writing a letter, the address is President George W. Bush The White House 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue Washington, D.C. 20500 For E-mail: President@whitehouse.gov For Fax: 202-456-2461 _______________________________________________ Sent via the discussion list of the Campaign Against Sanctions on Iraq. To unsubscribe, visit http://lists.casi.org.uk/mailman/listinfo/casi-discuss To contact the list manager, email email@example.com All postings are archived on CASI's website: http://www.casi.org.uk