Global water shortages bigger than previously thought

Last Modified: Mon Feb 29 2016 17:53:21 GMT+0530 (India Standard Time)
  • 4 billion
    people - two-thirds of the global population – are facing water scarcity. This according to the World Economic Forum's Global Risks Report 2016.
  • 50%
    or so suffering from water scarcity live in India and China.
  • 500 million
    people face water scarcity throughout the year.