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HotSpots H2O: In Kenya, Lake Water Rise Endangers Livelihoods and Wildlife

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Rising water levels in the lakes along the Great Rift Valley have pushed thousands in Kenya from their homes, endangering people’s livelihoods and wildlife in the region.

HotSpots H2O: First Covid Case Linked to Community Spread Rattles Gaza

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Gaza authorities announced last week the first Covid-19 case…

HotSpots H2O: In Wake of Explosion, Beirut Finds Water, Goods in Short Supply

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Thousands of people in Beirut face intense water, sanitation, and food shortages as Covid-19 cases spike in the days since a massive explosion demolished the port in Lebanon's capital.

HotSpots H2O: Caribbean Prepares for Hurricane Season That Is Colliding with the Pandemic

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In the midst of the global pandemic, Caribbean countries are preparing for the brunt of an Atlantic hurricane season that is more menacing than usual.

India’s Most Recent Cyclone Highlights A Worrying Future

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Storms are growing stronger as the planet warms. India must focus on an integrated approach after Cyclone Amphan, researchers say.

HotSpots H2O: Climate Change, Pandemic, Violence Are Volatile Mix in Chad

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A warming climate was already making life difficult in Chad, a landlocked country squeezed against the encroaching sands of the Sahara.

HotSpots H2O : Tensions Rise in Horn of Africa as Ethiopia Fills Controversial Dam

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The Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam, situated snuggly between Ethiopia, Egypt, and Sudan on the Blue Nile, has brought years of controversy to the Horn of Africa.

Water Crises Again Ranked a Top Global Risk in World Economic Forum Report

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For the first time in the history of the Global Risks Report, respondents ranked environmental factors as the top five risks that are most likely to occur.

A Sinking Metropolis

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A day in the life of Jakarta—a city drowning in water insecurity.

Election 2019: State and Local Voters Face Water Infrastructure Funding Decisions

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Ballot initiatives in Colorado, Texas, New Orleans, and Portland address flooding, financing, and watershed protection.

Speaking of Water - Bringing Collective Action to Local Solutions - With H&M's Kim Hellström and Shariful Hoque

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Kim Hellström and Shariful Hoque of H&M discuss collective actions in terms of a water agenda all over the supply chain.