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Water Shortages Amplify The Potential For Violence In The Developing World

October 7th, 2017 | by Guest Contributor

When drought strikes a particular part of the world — especially in developing nations — agricultural production decreases, incomes drop, food becomes hard to come by and prices rise. All of this amplifies the potential for rioting. Climate change will exacerbate drought in already arid regions, especially in the summer — and likely lead to more violence.

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