Video: Cyprus running out of water

Greek side of island has just 70 days of water left, and drastic measures are needed.

     

     
      Cyprus reaches water supply crisis point  
     

    People in Cyprus are running out of fresh water.

    On the Greek side of the divided island there's just 70 days worth of supply left.

    Emergency shipments are coming from Greece, but the entire island faces long-term desertification unless drastric measures are taken.

    Al Jazeera's Hamish Macdonald reports.

     
     

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    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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