Mexico, Colombia, Chile, Peru eye bond for extreme weather -minister

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Countries aim to work with the World Bank to launch a new bond to cover losses from El Niño and other extreme weather.

Voice of resilience: Kenyan radio builds herders' trust in drought insurance

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As a warming climate spurs more extreme weather, herders in Kenya's arid and semi-arid northern parts can lose up to 10 percent of their livestock when drought hits.

With Rising Temperatures, Stark Changes Ahead for Asia’s Water Tower

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The melting of the Hindu Kush Himalaya region will alter water supplies for a quarter of the planet’s people.

Groundwater Plummets in Delhi, City of 29 Million

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Experts warn that Delhi could reach “zero groundwater levels” by 2020.

U.N. Climate Report: Water Extremes, Unevenly Distributed, Worsen With More Heat

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More floods and droughts in a warmer world. But certain regions will be worse off than others.

Thirsty Cities Drill for Water

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When reservoirs drop, cities turn to groundwater.

A Decade After Barcelona’s Water Emergency, Drought Still Stalks Spain

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Precipitation in 2017 was scarce, plunging Spain into its worst drought since 2008.

Water Access In Lima Complicated by Inequality and Climate Uncertainty

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Lima, Peru, is at high risk for water shortages.

Tehran Faces Crisis As Iran’s Water Supply Runs Low

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Tehran, the capital and largest city, could soon be the epicenter of Iran’s water crisis.

In Kabul, Residents Chase Receding Groundwater

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The number and depth of wells is constantly increasing in Afghanistan’s capital city.

Amman Faces Water Squeeze as Refugees Rush into Jordan

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Water shortages abound in Amman, home to more than 40 percent of Jordan’s people.  
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Drought, Pollution, and Expansion Imperil Istanbul’s Best-Laid Water Plans

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Long-term, a variety of problems threaten Istanbul's water supply, including climate change, water pollution, and industrialization.