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16 striking images that focus on water, a source of life
By Thanh Nien News -
 A photo titled "Water and Life" by Huy Quoc Nguyen wins the grand prize in the Water category.
 "In Salt-marsh land" by Hai Thanh Nguyen wins the second prize in the Water category.
 "Clean water comes to the village" by Hoang Minh Tran wins the second prize in the Water category.
 "Water comes to a remote village" by Thang Le wins the third prize in the Water category.
 "Fresh water" by Huy Quoc Nguyen wins the third prize in the Water category.
 "For clean water resources" by Hoang Minh Tran wins the grand prize in the Sanitation category.
 "Keep the river clean" by Thuong Nhat Pham wins the second prize in the Sanitation Category.
 "Environmental sanitation" by Luan Nguyen Minh wins the second prize in the Sanitation category.
 "Behind industrialization" by Khanh Van Ngoc Duong wins the third prize in the Sanitation category. It also receives the People’s Choice award.
"Dumping garbage – Washing hands" by Thao Phuoc Tran wins the third prize in the Sanitation category.
 "Children of Da Sa Village" by Gatgu is selected as a special mention.
 "Bathing" by Phuong Ba Le is selected as a special mention.
 "Small actions, huge impacts" by Thuan Thanh Bui is selected as a special mention.
"A bucket of fresh water" by Thao Phuoc Tran is selected as a special mention.
 "The river is no longer green" by Hau Ngoc Pham is selected as a special mention.
 "In the need for clean water" by Thuong Nhut Pham receives the People's Choice award.
Two photos that highlight the importance of protecting clean water resources have been named the grand prize winners of a photo contest organized by the World Bank in Vietnam and VNPhoto, an online photography forum.
Aiming to raise awareness among rural and urban communities for using clean water, conserving water resources and improving environmental sanitation, the Water and Sanitation Photo Contest 2015 attracted 256 submissions, the World Bank said Wednesday.
Sixteen entries have been selected to receive awards in two categories: water and sanitation, it said.
Huy Quoc Nguyen's “Water and Life," which depicts a woman scooping water out of a small well, is the winner of the first category. 
The winner of the sanitation category, “For Clean Water Resources,” captures a great moment of two janitors fishing garbage out of a river. 
Hoang Minh Tran, who shot the photo, said he has seen tourists throwing garbage into the Hoai River in Hoi An Town without knowing that the following morning janitors would have to work really hard to clean up the beautiful river.
“Through my photo, I would like to contribute to raising awareness of the importance of protecting our environment. This is everyone’s mission,” he said.