water conflicts

September 12, 2012

Deadly Kenyan Water Wars

Nairobi — Water scarcity is fuelling deadly inter-ethnic wars that continue to claim lives in Kenya, according to government officials. And if nothing is done to […]
August 31, 2010

Water Scarcity – Definition & Causes

What is water scarcity? Imbalances between availability and demand, the degradation of groundwater and surface water quality, intersectoral competition, interregional and international conflicts, all contributes to […]
August 19, 2010

Water scarcity causes anxiety, could trigger disorder, war

Water scarcity, an increasing reality in Africa, causes societal anxiety over who gets what little is available – and who goes without – and can trigger […]
March 13, 2010

Water at the core of climate change impacts

Desertification, flash floods, melting glaciers, heatwaves, cyclones or water-borne diseases such as cholera are among the impacts of global warming inextricably tied to water. And competition […]