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Water scarcity in Latin America
Haitians fill plastic barrels with safe drinking water from a public water pump in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, 9 July 2008. Although Latin America (as a whole) is blessed with an abundance of fresh water, having 20% of global water resources in the the Amazon Basin and the highest annual rainfall of any region in the world, an estimated 50-70 million Latin Americans (one-tenth of the continent's population) lack access to safe water and 100 million people have no access to any safe sanitation....more »
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Date > 9 Jul 2007
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