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Asian Water Summit Focuses on Security, Disasteri
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May 22, 2013 4:25 PM
Resource experts say many Asian countries face a potential water crisis unless they address mismanagement that could lead to severe shortages of clean water. Other states struggle to contain massive floods. Steve Sandford reports for VOA from Chiang Mai, Thailand, the site of a just-concluded regional summit on the managing water supplies and disasters.

Asian Water Summit Focuses on Security, Disaster

Published May 22, 2013

Resource experts say many Asian countries face a potential water crisis unless they address mismanagement that could lead to severe shortages of clean water. Other states struggle to contain massive floods. Steve Sandford reports for VOA from Chiang Mai, Thailand, the site of a just-concluded regional summit on the managing water supplies and disasters.


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