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Maldives water crisis: India ready to offer second desalination plant to Male

Maldives water crisis: India ready to offer second desalination plant to Male
New Delhi: India is ready to offer Maldives a second desalination plant that would help it overcome its drinking water crisis, provided Male makes a request for it. India had provided drinking water for 100,000 residents of Male after a fire put the …
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“We do not want to be in Paris to get perished,” Maldives ambassador tells
The Maldives has urged the world to take reach a strong and legally binding climate change agreement at the 2015 United Nations Climate Change Conference. Speaking at the plenary meeting of the 20th Conference of the Parties to United Nations …
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Maldives declares crisis situation as capital runs out of water after

Maldives declares crisis situation as capital runs out of water after
A state of emergency has been declared in the Indian Ocean state of the Maldives, where the capital has run out of safe drinking water. Authorities declared a "disaster situation" after a fire at a desalination plant on Thursday led to a drinking water …
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Acute Water Shortage Leads to State of Emergency in the Maldives
The Maldives, an Indian Ocean nation comprised of nearly 1,200 islands, would seem an unlikely country to experience a water crisis. Yet it is now facing a state of emergency, after a fire at the sole desalination plant in the capital city of Male …
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