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UMWELT: Indien steht vor Wasserknappheit infographic

Indien am Rand einer Wasserkrise

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June 15, 2018 -- Indien erlebt die schlimmste Wasserkrise der Geschichte, 600 Millionen Menschen erwartet Wasserknappheit, so ein Think-Tank der Regierung.
IUnd die Krise wird sich noch weiter verschlimmern.

By 2030, the country’s water demand is projected to be twice the available supply, implying severe water scarcity for hundreds of millions of people and an eventual 6% loss in the country’s GDP.

21 Indian cities, including New Delhi, Bangalore, Chennai and Hyderabad, are likely to run out of groundwater by 2020.

States ranked lowest at managing water – such as Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Rajasthan and Haryana – are home to nearly half of India’s 1.3bn population as well the bulk of its agricultural produce.

Around 200,000 Indians die every year because they have no access to clean water.

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