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Monsoon Season, Water Shortages Worsen Health Conditions in Nepal

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The Nepalese government plans to improve sanitation access to combat water-borne diseases.

Himalayan Outburst Lakes May Be Increasing GLOFs

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More research needed to understand risk of glacial floods.

70 Percent of Himalayan Glaciers Gone by Next Century, Studies Say

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Photographic and scientific evidence shows that the melting third pole is still devastating the region

The Hindu Kush-Himalayan Region

Images from the Hindu Kush-Himalayan region--including Bhutan, Nepal, China, Tibet and India

The Himalayas: A Special Report

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Floods, droughts, wildfires, windstorms, water contamination and illnesses plague the 1.3 billion people who live in the watersheds directly supplied by glacial melt from the Hindu Kush-Himalaya region.

India and Pakistan Dispute Water Use for Hydropower, Agriculture

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India strives to redirect water, currently used for Pakistani agriculture, on the Kishanganga River for 330 megawatts.

India's Leaders Argue Over River Linking Plan

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Attempts to mitigates drought and climate change in India by connecting its northern and southern rivers.

Third Pole Meltdown: Himalayan Glaciers Are Diminishing at Faster Rates

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Black carbon soot clouds and rising temperatures.