Global Water Shortage To Affect Half Of World's Population By 2030

06/29/2011 04:56 pm ET | Updated Aug 29, 2011
  • Chris Arsenault Al Jazeera English

After droughts ravaged his parents' farmland, sixteen-year-old Hassain and his two-year-old sister Sareye became some of the newest refugees forced from home by war scarcity.

"There was nothing to harvest," Hassain said through an interpreter during an interview at a refugee camp in Dadaab, Kenya which is housing some 160,000 Somalis displaced by a lack of water. "There had been no rain in my village for two years. We used to have crops."

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