water wars

January 20, 2013

Global water wars: A possibility?

Thirst may bring technical progress to a halt, UN experts warn in their report “Managing Water under Uncertainty and Risk”. The authors of this document are […]
November 27, 2012

War over the Nile River? Egypt & Ethiopia argue over Nile water

ADDIS ABABA: War over the Nile River? It seems that every few weeks, commentary is published suggesting that Egypt and Ethiopia are ready for military battles […]
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 […]
September 12, 2012

Future political impact of water scarcity may be devastating

Oslo – The world needs to find the equivalent of the flow of 20 Nile rivers by 2025 to grow enough food to feed a rising […]
August 7, 2012

Kenya: Water Shortages Driving Water Theft, Conflict

As droughts become more frequent and water shortages worsen, Kenya is seeing an increase in water thefts and other water-related crime, police records show. The most […]
July 10, 2012

Israel and Lebanon engage in a water war

BEIRUT: Israel is voicing renewed concern about the potential diversion of water from the Hasbani River in south Lebanon, echoing similar concerns a decade ago that […]
June 14, 2012

South Sudan Refugee Water Shortage Killing Up to 10 People Daily

As many as 10 refugees are dying daily as water runs out in camps in South Sudan hosting an influx of people fleeing fighting in Sudan’s […]
May 14, 2012

Drought in Brazil resulting in ‘water wars’

Rio de Janeiro – Severe drought gripping north-eastern Brazil – the worst in a half-century – is taking its toll on more than 1 100 towns, […]
March 24, 2012

US intel: Water a cause for war in coming decades

Drought, floods and a lack of fresh water may cause significant global instability and conflict WASHINGTON — Drought, floods and a lack of fresh water may […]