Iran: Drought epidemic fuels water crisis | Iran News | Al Jazeera

Iran: Drought epidemic fuels water crisis

Various theories over cause for country's drought plague that has caused severe water supply shortages.

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    Iran has a chronic shortage of water. It is estimated there is some form of drought in 97 percent of the country.

    Some blame the weather, others think it is a US conspiracy and environmental experts blame government mismanagement.

    Al Jazeera's Zein Basravi reports from Tehran.


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