Scarcity in the Land of Plenty: Water Risk in Latin America and the Caribbean

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Mar 2022
Although Latin American and the Caribbean is considered a water-rich region by many metrics, a large percentage of its population is surprisingly vulnerable to water risk. This document provides a summary of a recent technical note published by the Inter-American Development Bank (IADB) entitled, “Scarcity in the Land of Plenty”, which identifies populations living in areas vulnerable to various components of water stress and offers solutions going foward.