Pakistan’s new big threat isn’t terrorism — it’s water

Grist: In a report released last week by the Asian Development Bank [PDF], Pakistan was pinpointed as "one of the most water-stressed countries in the world, not far from being classified, 'water-scarce.`" As water demand exceeds supply in the South Asian country, more and more water is being withdrawn from the nation`s reservoirs, leaving them in a critically precarious position. According to the ADB, Pakistan`s storage capacity, the amount of water it has on reserve in case of an emergency, is limited......

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