Freshwater Under Threat: South Asia

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This report focuses on three major South Asian river basins: the Ganges-Brahmaputra-Meghna River Basin, the Helmand River Basin, and the Indus River Basin. The authors use a composite Water Vulnerability Index based on development pressures, ecology, and other factors, to demonstrate the vulnerability of the river basins.

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Place of Publication: Nairobi, Kenya
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Place of Publication: Bangkok, Thailand
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India
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Bangladesh
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Bhutan
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Afghanistan
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Pakistan
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Nepal
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China
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Iran
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Sri Lanka
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Maldives
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This report focuses on three major South Asian river basins: the Ganges-Brahmaputra-Meghna River Basin, the Helmand River Basin, and the Indus River Basin. The authors use a composite Water Vulnerability Index based on development pressures, ecology, and other factors, to demonstrate the vulnerability of the river basins.

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xv, 29 p. : col. ill., col. maps

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Keyword(s): Ganges | Brahmaputra | Meghna | Helmand | Indus | rivers | freshwater | ecology | environmental management | public health
Added Title: Vulnerability Assessment of Freshwater Resources to Environmental Change
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