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St Kitts and Nevis Minister Addresses The UN-Water Summit On Groundwater At UNESCO

The Hon. Konris Maynard of St. Kitts and Nevis addressed the UN-Water Summit on Groundwater held at UNESCO, Paris. He spoke of the chronic paucity of groundwater supplies in St. Kitts and Nevis and across the entire Caribbean, a situation that has intensified as a result of climate change. St. Kitts and Nevis has faced climate change-induced impacts of higher temperatures and droughts, with a decrease in annual rainfall of nearly 20% over the last 10 years, leading to critical water shortages.

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