Extremely High Water Stress In 17 Countries, Representing One-Quarter Of The World’s Population – Openhearted Rebellion

Extremely High Water Stress In 17 Countries, Representing One-Quarter Of The World’s Population – Openhearted Rebellion

Water scarcity can have far-reaching consequences. Of the 17 countries identified with extremely high water stress, 12 are located in the Middle East and Northern Africa. Experts have identified that water stress can intensify conflicts and migration in these regions. And because water is used to grow crops as well as power industry, food insecurity and financial instability are other possible realities. (1)

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