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  • Projects: What projects regarding drinking water (supply or demand management) are planned, on-going or completed in this country?
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Unequal diffusion of clean drinking water has led to millions of people suffering from malnutrition. Yemen has one of the highest rate of malnutrition worldwide with 30% of its population not getting enough food on a regular basis. In recent years, Yemen has fallen short of producing sufficient food for its population. Water scarcity has severely damaged the standard of living for the inhabitants in the Middle-East.

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