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Increasing water scarcity and poor distribution infrastructure are major challenges for water utilities across the globe," according to Ben Gardner, president of Northeast Group.
The tool's new assessment provides a better understanding of the full value of water of active operations and helps users identify revenue at risk based on current and projected water scarcity.
Most people are deeply scripted in what I call the Scarcity Mentality.
On the other hand in Chachro, scarcity of water has worsened in more than 30 villages whereas the wells have completely dried up.
Mohammed al-Sdi and the WFP representative in Yemen Bishaw Parajuli stipulated the allocation of the support to help about six million Yemenis to face the challenges of food scarcity and food insecurity.
ISLAMABAD -- The Pakistan Economy Watch (PEW) on Sunday said water scarcity is to transform Pakistan into a totally failed state within a decade.
ISLAMABAD -- Scientists have proposed to establish a task-force on water scarcity to device water security action plan on conservation, recycling, harvesting, and dam storage.
Ramadi / Nina / Hundreds families displaced out of the city of Fallujah because of the deteriorating security situation in the city and the scarcity of goods and food in it.
SOME 1,200,000,000 people--almost one-fifth of the world's population--five in areas of physical water scarcity, while another 1,600,000,000 face what can be called economic water shortage.
17 ( ANI ): A new study has found that global warming resulting from unabated greenhouse-gas emissions is likelier to put 40 percent more people at risk of absolute water scarcity within the century than would be without it.
The conference discusses several regional topics that include the sustainable management of water scarcity and land deterioration in the region, as well as the impact of climate change on agriculture and discussing the successful experiences in management of natural resources with decision-makers, experts, representatives from NGOs and private sector in the region.
BNA) -- Under the patronage of the Minister of Foreign Affairs Shaikh Khalid bin Ahmed bin Mohammed Al Khalifa, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) report 'Water Governance in the Arab Region: managing scarcity and securing the future' was launched here this morning .