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What is the relief of a landscape ?
Relief" is essentially the opposite of "flatness". Relief is typically defined as the difference in height between the high point and the low point on a landscape, in feet or in meters.
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What is water scarcity ?
Water scarcity is the lack of sufficient available water resources to meet water needs within a region
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Name some physical reasons for water scarcity ?
climate change and drought, water quality and decreasing ground water levels
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Name some human reasons for water scarcity ?
population growth,increasing water pollution,demand of resources,unequal distribution and increased water usage
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What is water conflict ?
Water conflict is a term describing a conflict between countries, states, or groups over an access to water resources.
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Give an example of a water war ?
The Egyptians have used military force to ensure their control over the headwaters of the Nile, because the country has no other water source. Sudan, Ethiopia, and Uganda have constructed various river projects to increase their annual water withdraw
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Explain water wars in more detail ?
These conflicts occur over both freshwater and saltwater, and both between and within nations. However, conflicts occur mostly over freshwater; because freshwater resources are necessary, yet limited, they are the center of water disputes arising out
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