- The World Resources Institute has identified 17 countries that face “extremely high” levels of water stress.
- “Water stress” measures how much competition there is over water, meaning where demand is highest and supply is lowest.
- The 17 countries are Qatar, Israel, Lebanon, Iran, Jordan, Libya, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Eritrea, United Arab Emirates, San Marino, Bahrain, India, Pakistan, Turkmenistan, Oman, and Botswana.
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One quarter of the world’s population faces worrying levels of water stress.
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