1. Quenching the Thirst: Seattle Brings the Most Precious Liquid Abroad

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    ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia – It's early morning and a dozen westerners, mostly Seattleites, were getting ready to leave the capital for a three-day visit to water development projects in Oromia, one of this country's largest, rural states. As they set out – a caravan of five land rovers moving through the dense traffic – many of them were still quietly coming to terms with the parting words of Adane Kassa, Executive Director of Water Action, the Ethiopian NGO that coordinates the projects they'll be visiting. "As you know, the coming third world war is anticipated to be fought over water," Kassa said. To those from water-rich regions like the Pacific Northwest, Kassa's words may have seemed hard to understand. But for the estimated seven million people worldwide who die annually from waterborne diseases or for the parents of the child under five that dies every fourteen seconds due to lack of water access and sanitation, no issue is more critical. Like Kassa, many who study this fundamental resource predict water could become the next precious liquid to destabilize the world. Audio slideshow produced by Sarah Stuteville, Alex Stonehill, and Jessica Partnow of CLPMag.org with support from the Pulitzer Center On Crisis Reporting for Seattlepi.com.

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    • WaterAid's Walk4Water

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      Assist WaterAid by raising much needed funds for programs providing safe water, effective sanitation and hygiene education in the world’s poorest countries. Join us in our mission to end water poverty. With your help, WaterAid can continue to bring people living in the world’s poorest countries access to these most fundamental of human rights.

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      • Susan Davis - Intro

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        • Susan Davis - Advice - It's okay to be the first

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          • Susan Davis - How I Have Changed - I am a change-tryer

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            • Susan Davis - Vision for the World - Next practices not best practices

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              • Water in Iran - Water Contamination in Iranian Villages

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                Water in Iran is oftentimes contaminated and not safe for drinking. Learn about water contamination in Iranian villages and Healing For Iran's efforts to provide clean water to struggling Iranians. Areas discussed in this briefing include Khuzestan province, Ahvaz, the Karun River, Maksar Junubi, and Khezriyyat.

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                • What is your water story?

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                  60 second teaser trailer for The Pursuit of Water (2011). It will travel over six continents to describe in detail four main water issues: water & sanitation, water & gender issues, water & climate change, and water conflict. Please visit pursuitofwater.org for more information and consider making a donation to our documentary.

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                  • Lifewater: text to give

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                    Please post this short video to your social networking sites. A quick way to explain the water crisis and an even quicker way to immediately help.

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