Reservoirs needed to cut deaths in drought-hit Pakistan

By Aamir Saeed | Mon, 17 Mar 2014 16:30 PM
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MITHI, Pakistan (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Pakistan’s drought-hit Tharparkar district, which has seen no significant rain since November, needs investment in water reservoirs and wells to deal with increasingly unreliable rainfall, development officials say.

The southern desert region, one of the country’s poorest, has seen as least 100 deaths and widespread loss of livestock in recent...

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