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UN releases dire warning about water scarcity in Middle East and North Africa

Water scarcity is so bad in parts of Yemen that it has led to displacement, a UN official said.
An Iraqi woman farmer digs with a shovel in a field in Diwaniyah

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) released Tuesday some alarming information about water scarcity in the Middle East and North Africa

“Water scarcity is only going to get worse in this region,” said UNICEF’s regional climate change adviser, Chris Cormency, in a press release, citing the effects of climate change. 

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