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Resource ID: #15528
Subject: Water
Source: E Magazine
Date: September/October 1998



According to a recent United Nations report, one-sixth of the world's population--one billion people--lack access to clean water, and that number is expected to double in the next 30 years. "A number of areas could enter a period of chronic shortages during this decade, including much of Africa, northern China, pockets of India, Mexico, the Middle East and parts of western North America."

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