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Water crisis is next big threat to Pakistan

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Water crisis is next big threat to Pakistan. Water dominate the world economy as a silent threat to global stability increase in the corridors of power, some fear, will fight for limited water resources, the future war. Water and food security were the main themes of the United Nations. Watchdog save it as the most dangerous to speak to one of the threats of the modern world. To look at things that, over 70% of Earth covered by water, less than half of them fit for human consumption. Today, more than 700 million people need food and water, life and survival.

Polluted water causes 40% of deaths in Pakistan annually

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Around 62 percent of Pakistan’s urban and 84 percent of its rural population do not treat their water, resulting in 100 million cases of diarrheal diseases registered in hospitals, with 40 percent of deaths attributed to drinking polluted water.
Unsafe drinking water is a source of many diseases including
diarrhoea, typhoid, intestinal worms and hepatitis and an estimated 250,000 child deaths occur each year in Pakistan due to water-borne diseases. It is estimated that more than 1.6 million DALYs (Disability

Pak weakly represented at Indo-Pak water dialogue

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The Save Water Save Pakistan forum has expressed serious reservations over the Track-II dialogue between India and Pakistan – agreeing in principle to set up Indus Water Commission to avert wars between the two neighbours on water issues, and the commission’s international experts working under the UN to monitor and promote sustainable development in Kashmir and Himachal Pradesh – stressing that Pakistan's interest was not properly presented.

Indus Water Treaty now ineffective: int’l water expert

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 The Indus Water Treaty has now become ineffective as India is continuously violating all clauses of the treaty and Pakistan is not challenging them at any international forum by tacit approbation. International Water Expert Engr Bashir Malik, who has served United Nations and World Bank as chief technical adviser on Thursday said the cheapest and environment-friendly solution to water and energy crisis in Pakistan was the Kalabagh Dam, which could only be built by a patriotic and brave leader having the courage to break all the barriers in the best national interest. 

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