• Clearer

    Poverty

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    This map was published by The International Development Association (IDA), (a part of the World Bank that helps the world’s poorest countries)

    It really helps clearly see the areas of the world suffering the most from water issues.

    some facts: While world population tripled in the last century, the use of water increased six-fold

    It is expected that by 2025, 3.5 billion people will live in water scarce or water stressed areas, up from 1 billion in 2005. The world’s poorest countries and the poorest communities within them are the most vulnerable to inadequate management of water resources.

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