What it's about:
Water, is extremely precious and we cannot take it for granted. In the Maldives, especially for the northern islands, drinking water shortages are an annual challenge.
"For most islands, the groundwater that communities have relied on has been contaminated beyond use," writes the author, a climate change resilience officer at UNDP in Male.
"Climate change is only making the situation worse as fluctuating monsoon patterns are leading to longer dry seasons and unpredictable flooding."
Why it's noteworthy:
Access to fresh water is an increasingly urgent issue. World Water Day is a day to draw attention to the current and looming challenges as well as
This blog was beautifully written from a personal perspective, referencing the experience of the capital city's water crisis in 2014.
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