In a combined study of scientists from University of Texas and Tsunghua University, it was predicted that China will continue to experience drought-like situation in the coming years. This has come while China is currently experiencing a massive grip of heatwaves and drought throughout the summer. The scientists also urged Beijing to put a curb on its carbon emissions, stating that it is the only way to fight water scarcity.
Water supplies in portions of Delhi may be disrupted beginning June 9. The water level in the Wazirabad pond has been depleted as a result of Haryana's restriction on raw water flow into the Yamuna. Civil lines, Hindu Rao Hospital, and surrounding regions, as well as sections of the Cantonment and south Delhi, are all expected to be affected. Delhi has been experiencing a supply shortfall since May.
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A UNICEF report released on March 18 revealed that one in five children worldwide are living in areas where water availability is high or extremely vulnerable. Published under the initiative 'Water security for all,' the report surfaced that 58% of children in Eastern and Southern Africa do not have sufficient access to water. Additionally, the report found that 155 million South Asian children live in water vulnerable areas.
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