water crisis

Gaza’s Water Supply is Running Out

The water supply in Gaza is running out. In 2012, the U.N. warned that the water supply in Gaza “may become unusable by 2016,” and the damages caused would be “irreversible by 2020.” More by Sami Abu Salem: http://newsweekme.com/thirsty-gaza/ Social Streams

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Murders, Violence On Rise As Parched Central India Battles For Water

By Shuriah Niazi BHOPAL, India, June 29 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Imrat Namdev and her younger sister Pushpa Namdev were neighbours in Chhatarpur district, in the drought-hit Indian region of Bundelkhand. Both relied on the same well for water and, according to police, frequently quarrelled over how much the other was using. In May, during

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Yemen: Thirsty for Peace

War isn’t the only problem facing Yemen. A water shortage is adding to the country’s misery. By Sarah El Shaarawi It has been a year since the Saudi-led military campaign began in Yemen in an effort to return power to President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi and compromise the territorial gains made by the Iran-backed Houthi insurgency

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