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Complex Emergency

A humanitarian crisis in a country, region or society where there is total or considerable breakdown of authority resulting from internal or external conflict and which requires an international response that goes beyond the mandate or capacity of any single agency and/or the ongoing United Nations country program. - (IASC)

Ground water depletion driving global conflicts - NASA scientist

7 Nov 2014, TRF

Global ground water supplies, crucial for sustaining agriculture, are being depleted at an alarming rate with dangerous security implications, a leading scientist said. 'It's a major cause for concern because most of the places where it (ground water depletion) is happening are major food producing regions,' James Famiglietti...


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