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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.

TitleRunning on empty : a call for action to combat the crisis of global water shortages
Publication TypeMiscellaneous
Year of Publication2001
AuthorsTearfund -Teddington, GB
Pagination20 p. + map
Date Published2001-03-01
PublisherTearfund
Place PublishedTeddington, UK
Abstract

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.

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