What countries in Africa are most affected by water scarcity?

What country is most affected by water scarcity?

These Countries Are the Most at Risk From a Water Crisis

Rank Country Score
1 Qatar 4.97
2 Israel 4.82
3 Lebanon 4.82
4 Iran 4.57

What countries does water scarcity effect?

Every year, lack of access to clean water adversely affects quality of life, particularly of the poorest, further setting them back.

Regions and countries where access to water is most at risk include:

  • Northern and central India. …
  • Bangladesh. …
  • Myanmar. …
  • Southern Mozambique. …
  • Southern Madagascar.

Which country is rich in water?

Total Renewable Internal Freshwater Resources

According to the Index Mundi’s data, Greenland ranked number 1 and Iceland number 2 in renewable internal freshwater resources per capita with 10,662,190.00 cubic meters and 519,264.70 cubic meters, respectively.

What is the poorest country in Africa?

The ten poorest countries in Africa, with their GDP per capita, are: Somalia ($500) Central African Republic ($681) Democratic Republic of the Congo ($785)

Poorest Countries In Africa 2021.

Country Tanzania
GDP (IMF ’19) $61.03 Bn
GDP (UN ’16)
Per Capita

Why is the water so polluted in Africa?

Agriculture plays a major role in water contamination. Farming results in the release of large quantities of organic matter, agrochemicals, sediments, and drug residues. The use of fertilizers and excreta at farms cause nitrates and phosphates to enter bodies of water, leading to eutrophication.

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