Water storage efforts reverse migration in Pakistan

AlertNet: A year ago, Aslam Bibi and her family left their village and moved to a nearby town, desperate to find a way to eke out a living in the face of failing rainfall that made subsistence impossible. But after a few months, Bibi returned, drawn back home by news of newly constructed reservoirs that have begun soaking the parched farmlands in her area and replenishing underground aquifers. Water is now supplied to Bibi's village of Ghool from a nearby reservoir and mini dam. Stored rainwater is funnelled......

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