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26 Dec
Gaza's essential water and sanitation infrastructure is being destroyed as the bombing and conflict escalates. Another critical factor is that Israel has been cutting off or severely limiting water supplies as well as supplies of power, with a blockade on the fuel that keeps power plants running.
15 Nov
North eastern Syria is experiencing a drastic climate shift due to global warming. Last summer temperatures reached highs of nearly 50 degrees, 10 degrees higher than the previous seasons. As the region undergoes a process of desertification, the question of water supply remains an essential issue that must be resolved.
12 Sep
About a quarter of Libya's eastern city of Derna was wiped out after dams burst in a storm, the administration in the area said on Tuesday, and the Red Cross said 10,000 people were feared to be missing across the country in floods.
26 Aug 2023
Japan has begun to pump more than a million metric tons of treated water from the destroyed Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant. The process is expected to take decades to complete.

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