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TitleRunning on empty : a call for action to combat the crisis of global water shortages
Publication TypeMiscellaneous
Year of Publication2001
AuthorsTeddington, GBTearfund -
Pagination20 p. + map
Date Published2001-03-01
Place PublishedTeddington, UK
Keywordscase studies, climate, drought, groundwater withdrawal, international level, policies, population, poverty, sdipol, sdiwrm, water shortage, water supply

This report highlights the growing international water crisis as it relates to water supply and management, particularly: the chronic and worsening problem of global drought and water supplies as a result of population increase, climate change and groundwater overexploitation; implications for the poorest citizens of the world; and the need for urgent international action. Case studies and data from Asia and Africa are provided.

NotesIncludes references
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