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Faced with Climate Change and Growth, Ethiopia's Capital Shores Up its Water Supply

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Addis Ababa is building a new system to pump groundwater into reservoirs, to expand supplies in a growing, water-short city. From the Thomson Reuters Foundation.

El Nino Is Over But the Damage Continues

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More than 60 million people face hunger, malnutrition. By…

Ethiopia Hunger Reaches Emergency Levels

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Food crisis continues in midst of severe El Nino drought. Photo…

Hunger Spreads in Africa As El Nino Cuts Harvests

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Trifecta of drought, floods, and fighting could set the stage…

El Nino Droughts Take Toll in Africa, Asia, and the Pacific

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Millions of people from Australia to Ethiopia are facing water…

Q&A: Sarina Prabasi on the Sustainable Development Goal for Sanitation

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Sarina Prabasi is the CEO of WaterAid America, part of the international organization WaterAid working to improve access to safe water, sanitation, and hygiene. She talks with Circle of Blue about the Sustainable Development subgoal to achieve universal and equitable sanitation access.

Infographic: Lake Turkana Threatened By Hydropower and Farm Development

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Water level's could fall significantly due to development along the Omo River, the lake's largest tributary.

The Stream, April 19: Drought-hit Midwest Pummeled by Rains

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Drought Relief Farm fields across the Midwestern United States…

The Stream, September 14: Has Thailand Done Enough to Prepare For Floods?

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Floods A recent spate of flooding in Thailand has raised concerns…

The Stream, August 31: Hurricane Isaac Causes Shipping Headaches on Mississippi

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Hurricane Isaac Hurricane Isaac, which hit land Tuesday evening…

The Stream, June 19: Severe Drought Hits North Korea

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A severe drought has gripped one of North Korea's breadbasket…

Water & Weapons Part II: Water Hostages in Egypt

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Farmers use tourists as leverage to get water.