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Water Scarcity in India: A Human Crisis I India Loud & Clear I EP 7

This week in India Loud & clear we will talk about the least addressed crisis in India, the water scarcity.

Do you know 163 million Indians do not have access to clean water?

The ways water is prioritized changed dramatically over the years. Industries overrule farmers. Urban claims more water than rural. The rich take from the poor. Lifestyles dominate livelihoods. The scarcity of water is only strengthening these trends.
 
But a shortage doesn’t always make a crisis. So what does?
 
It’s the disease India suffers most from...inequality.
 
India Loud & Clear is the weekly news show produced by Video Volunteers, the media organization by and from Community Correspondents. We bring you no breaking news, no sensation, only community voices.
 
Check the links below to find out more about our Community Correspondents and the stories used for this episode:
 
Sangeeta Thakur - Madhya Pradesh https://www.videovolunteers.org/nal-j...","Nal Jal Yojna Failed to Provide Safe Water Supply in MP’s Dhilwar Village
 
Zulekha Sayyed - Maharashtra https://www.videovolunteers.org/a-peo...","A People’s Movement for Equitable Distribution of Water
 
Bideshini Patel - Odisha https://www.videovolunteers.org/on-wo... Shambhulal Khatik - Rajasthan https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bvEqA...","5000 people walk 2 kilometer to get water
 
 
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Video produced by Video Volunteers. 
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