Global & Disaster Medicine

The struggle for water has intensified in many parts of India, where villages and cities have run out of water

Thomson Reuters Foundation

“…..Chennai was one of 21 cities the think-tank said could run out of ground water by 2020 and this week, taps ran dry as water levels in its four major reservoirs fell to one-hundredth of what they were this time last year.

The crisis in the southern coastal city has pushed schools, hotels and commercial establishments to close, while hospitals have put off non-essential surgeries…..”

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