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Four million people face hunger from Zimbabwe drought

The number of people facing hunger in Zimbabwe due to drought has risen from three to four million, according to estimates. The UN children’s agency

The number of people facing hunger in Zimbabwe due to drought has risen from three to four million, according to estimates. The UN children’s agency

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Ethiopia and UN appeal for help to feed 10.2 million people

The government of Ethiopia and the United Nations have asked for help to feed more than 10.2 Ethiopians. A long-standing drought has led to

The government of Ethiopia and the United Nations have asked for help to feed more than 10.2 Ethiopians. A long-standing drought has led to

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India: Deal struck to end deadly Jat protests

A deal has been struck to end deadly protests, which have paralysed a northern state in India and cut water supplies to Delhi’s 20 million residents

A deal has been struck to end deadly protests, which have paralysed a northern state in India and cut water supplies to Delhi’s 20 million residents

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China resettles drought-afflicted residents

Drought makes life hard for many farmers in China’s mountainous northwest. Many have left to try to make a living elsewhere, and many more are being

Drought makes life hard for many farmers in China’s mountainous northwest. Many have left to try to make a living elsewhere, and many more are being

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Water stress expected to soar, warns World Resources report

The surging global demand for water will see some 30 countries facing extreme water stress by 2040, according to the latest World Resources Institute

The surging global demand for water will see some 30 countries facing extreme water stress by 2040, according to the latest World Resources Institute

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Waiting for water in Mali

In the north east of Mali, irregular rainfall and political instability has meant basics like water are becoming scarce. In the town of Kidal, the

In the north east of Mali, irregular rainfall and political instability has meant basics like water are becoming scarce. In the town of Kidal, the

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Drought- suffering California in Nestle protest

Protesters in Los Angeles have demanded the company Nestle stop its water bottling operations. California is suffering its fourth year of a serious

Protesters in Los Angeles have demanded the company Nestle stop its water bottling operations. California is suffering its fourth year of a serious

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How to solve the water scarcity problem?

Cheap resources may be over soon, and fresh water is likely to become a subject of most serious disputes between its various users. DECHEMA’s

Cheap resources may be over soon, and fresh water is likely to become a subject of most serious disputes between its various users. DECHEMA’s

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Woman carries can of water on her head along Paris marathon

One woman stood out from the crowd at Sunday’s (April 12) Paris marathon. Gambian woman Siabatou Sanneh wore sandals and carried a jerrycan of water

One woman stood out from the crowd at Sunday’s (April 12) Paris marathon. Gambian woman Siabatou Sanneh wore sandals and carried a jerrycan of water

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Sao Paulo state faces worst water crisis in its history

A drought affecting the Brazilian city of Sao Paulo is now hitting Sao Paulo state. Water levels are running low in the Paraiba do Sul river, which

A drought affecting the Brazilian city of Sao Paulo is now hitting Sao Paulo state. Water levels are running low in the Paraiba do Sul river, which

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Mauritania: Water crisis in Nouakchott

Nouakchott, the capital of Mauritania, is a town built around a well of the same name, where camel herders used to go and water their flock

Nouakchott, the capital of Mauritania, is a town built around a well of the same name, where camel herders used to go and water their flock