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The condition of not having access to sufficient water, or water of an adequate quality, to meet one's basic needs.‘250 million more people in Africa will face water poverty by 2020’
- ‘In regions of absolute water poverty, population may become the determining factor, but almost everywhere sound management of the local environment remains the key to freshwater sustainability.’
- ‘Most aid packages have, in the past, paid too little attention to tackling water poverty.’
- ‘"We must take the lead and make the hard choices to establish priorities," urged Abu-Zeid, "economic poverty and water poverty are synonymous."’
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