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Water Situation in Kenya: Nairobi is struggling

Water Situation in Kenya: Nairobi is struggling

Many African cities are struggling to provide residents with safe drinking water. One of the main reasons for this is urbanization. Urban populations have grown rapidly as more and more people migrated from rural areas to cities. The water situation in Africa In some areas, another reason is lack of […]

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Africa: Absolute Water Scarcity for 2 to 4 Billion Humans By 2025

Africa: Absolute Water Scarcity for 2 to 4 Billion Humans By 2025

The terrible water crisis estimates that more than 2 billion people worldwide live in countries with severe water shortages. In response, the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) also reported that “other estimates are more pessimistic. As many as 4 billion people-more than half of the earth’s population-have faced […]

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Water Access Quality: Situation in Tanzania

Water Access Quality: Situation in Tanzania

It is common knowledge that Africa has been facing water shortages and water quality issues. That means, even where water is available, the water is not drinkable. The situation worsens whenever drought cases are reported, making it easier for the local community to access water. Tanzania’s water shortage situation In […]

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Water Scarcity in Cameroon Triggers Deadly Clashes

Water Scarcity in Cameroon Triggers Deadly Clashes

The UN refugee agency said that ethnic fighting in Cameroon for scarce resources has triggered a mass exodus of more than 30,000 refugees to neighboring Chad. On December 5, a deadly clash broke out in Ouloumsa, a village on the border of Cameroon, after herders, fishermen, and farmers quarreled over […]

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State of emergency: Drought worsens in South Africa

State of emergency: Drought worsens in South Africa

Cape Town- The Somali government declared a state of emergency after the committee set up to assess the drought situation in the country submitted a report. In a statement, Prime Minister Mohamed Hussein Robl called on the people of Somalia, clergy, businesses, and the international community to provide assistance to […]

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South Africa: High School Dropout Rate Because of Water Crisis

South Africa: High School Dropout Rate Because of Water Crisis

In rural Tsita in the Eastern Cape, school-age children spend hours fetching and carrying water for their families. The principal of the local high school blamed this on the high dropout rate and the sharp drop in enrollment. The municipality stated that the water supply project (R28 million) is expected […]

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UN warns on Somalia’s rapidly worsening drought

UN warns on Somalia’s rapidly worsening drought

The United Nations warned that the “rapidly deteriorating” drought in Somalia has left more than 2 million people facing severe food and water shortages. According to a joint statement issued by the Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) and the Somali government on Thursday night, the Horn of […]

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Upcoming water crisis in South Africa

Upcoming water crisis in South Africa

For years, we have been warned that after Eskom, the next crisis in South Africa will be water, which may be much more serious than the rolling blackout that we have endured for about 14 years. For many residents of small towns, rural areas, and cities, the emerging reality is […]

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Dangerous Chemicals in Our Water (United States)

Dangerous Chemicals in Our Water (United States)

People living in northeastern Ohio and along the shores of Lake Erie have heard talks about how the local water bodies are polluted, serious, and unsafe to swim in as they grow up. This area is considered to be one of the most severely polluted rivers in the United States […]

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The increase of water risks in South Africa

The increase of water risks in South Africa

In 2018, due to years of “zero-day” droughts that depleted its reservoirs, Cape Town, South Africa’s second most populous city, almost ran out of water. Since then, researchers at Stanford University have determined that climate change has increased the likelihood of such extreme droughts by 5 to 6 times and […]

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