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Four billion people face severe water scarcity, study finds


The water scarcity crises is fast unfolding. Along with climate change, this can pose a grave threat to global peace and stability. According to a new study, water shortages are affecting two-thirds of world’s population for a month every year and the crisis is far worse than previously thought. Damia Carrington writes in The Guardian of London At least two-thirds ...

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Jalingo: Portable water scarce like petrol, expensive as gold

Residents of Jalingo, the Taraba State capital in Northern Nigeria, are groaning over the unending scarcity of portable water, writes AYODELE SAMUEL, a blogger “Water, they say is life”, and the human body constitutes 70% of this liquid, as such water tops the priority list of the demand of mankind. 80% of diseases plaguing humanity are due to use or consumption ...

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