South Pacific water woes increase

BBC: A second South Pacific community is suffering a severe water shortage due to an ongoing drought crisis. Tokelau declared a state of emergency late on Monday, following a similar move in neighbouring Tuvalu, where water is already being rationed. A New Zealand-administered territory of three islands, Tokelau's 1,400 people have less than a week's drinking water left. The lack of rainfall is blamed on the La Nina weather pattern. Officials said Tokelau had run out of natural fresh water......

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