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A woman carries her son in a bucket after collecting water from a municipal water tanker on the outskirts of Chennai, July 4, 2019. REUTERS/P. Ravikumar

A woman carries her son in a bucket after collecting water from a municipal water tanker on the outskirts of Chennai, July 4, 2019. REUTERS/P. Ravikumar

A woman carries her son in a bucket after collecting water from a municipal water tanker on the outskirts of Chennai, July 4, 2019. REUTERS/P. Ravikumar
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A boy plays as huge waves hit a seafront during high tide in Mumbai, July 4, 2019. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas

A boy plays as huge waves hit a seafront during high tide in Mumbai, July 4, 2019. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas

A boy plays as huge waves hit a seafront during high tide in Mumbai, July 4, 2019. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas
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A man sits on a fishing boat stranded on the bed of dried-up lake in Thiruninravur, June 29, 2019. REUTERS/P. Ravikumar

A man sits on a fishing boat stranded on the bed of dried-up lake in Thiruninravur, June 29, 2019. REUTERS/P. Ravikumar

A man sits on a fishing boat stranded on the bed of dried-up lake in Thiruninravur, June 29, 2019. REUTERS/P. Ravikumar
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Residents fill their containers with drinking water from a municipal tanker in New Delhi, July 1, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis

Residents fill their containers with drinking water from a municipal tanker in New Delhi, July 1, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis

Residents fill their containers with drinking water from a municipal tanker in New Delhi, July 1, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis
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Residents fill their containers with drinking water from a municipal tanker in New Delhi, July 1, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis

Residents fill their containers with drinking water from a municipal tanker in New Delhi, July 1, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis

Residents fill their containers with drinking water from a municipal tanker in New Delhi, July 1, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis
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A shepherd takes rest under a tree on a dried-up lake on the outskirts of Chennai, June 27, 2019. REUTERS/P. Ravikumar

A shepherd takes rest under a tree on a dried-up lake on the outskirts of Chennai, June 27, 2019. REUTERS/P. Ravikumar

A shepherd takes rest under a tree on a dried-up lake on the outskirts of Chennai, June 27, 2019. REUTERS/P. Ravikumar
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A man carries containers filled with drinking water on his cycle after fetching it from a municipal tanker in New Delhi, June 14, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis

A man carries containers filled with drinking water on his cycle after fetching it from a municipal tanker in New Delhi, June 14, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis

A man carries containers filled with drinking water on his cycle after fetching it from a municipal tanker in New Delhi, June 14, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis
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Residents fill their containers with drinking water from a municipal tanker in New Delhi, June 14, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis

Residents fill their containers with drinking water from a municipal tanker in New Delhi, June 14, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis

Residents fill their containers with drinking water from a municipal tanker in New Delhi, June 14, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis
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A woman fetches water from an opening made to filter water next to a polluted lake in Thane, June 13, 2019. REUTERS/Prashant Waydande

A woman fetches water from an opening made to filter water next to a polluted lake in Thane, June 13, 2019. REUTERS/Prashant Waydande

A woman fetches water from an opening made to filter water next to a polluted lake in Thane, June 13, 2019. REUTERS/Prashant Waydande
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Women carry pitchers filled with water from an opening made to filter water next to a polluted lake in Thane, June 13, 2019. REUTERS/Prashant Waydande

Women carry pitchers filled with water from an opening made to filter water next to a polluted lake in Thane, June 13, 2019. REUTERS/Prashant Waydande

Women carry pitchers filled with water from an opening made to filter water next to a polluted lake in Thane, June 13, 2019. REUTERS/Prashant Waydande
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Women fetch water from an opening made by residents at a dried-up lake in Chennai, June 11, 2019. REUTERS/P. Ravikumar

Women fetch water from an opening made by residents at a dried-up lake in Chennai, June 11, 2019. REUTERS/P. Ravikumar

Women fetch water from an opening made by residents at a dried-up lake in Chennai, June 11, 2019. REUTERS/P. Ravikumar
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A man cools himself off as he stands under a municipality water pipe on a hot summer day in New Delhi, June 10, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis

A man cools himself off as he stands under a municipality water pipe on a hot summer day in New Delhi, June 10, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis

A man cools himself off as he stands under a municipality water pipe on a hot summer day in New Delhi, June 10, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis
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A man rows his boat in the tributary waters of Vembanad Lake against the backdrop of pre-monsoon clouds on the outskirts of Kochi, June 7, 2019. REUTERS/Sivaram V

A man rows his boat in the tributary waters of Vembanad Lake against the backdrop of pre-monsoon clouds on the outskirts of Kochi, June 7, 2019. REUTERS/Sivaram V

A man rows his boat in the tributary waters of Vembanad Lake against the backdrop of pre-monsoon clouds on the outskirts of Kochi, June 7, 2019. REUTERS/Sivaram V
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A boy jumps into the Ganges river to cool off on a hot summer day in Kolkata, June 3, 2019. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

A boy jumps into the Ganges river to cool off on a hot summer day in Kolkata, June 3, 2019. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

A boy jumps into the Ganges river to cool off on a hot summer day in Kolkata, June 3, 2019. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri
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A dried-up well is refilled with water from a water tanker in Thane district in Maharashtra, May 30, 2019. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas

A dried-up well is refilled with water from a water tanker in Thane district in Maharashtra, May 30, 2019. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas

A dried-up well is refilled with water from a water tanker in Thane district in Maharashtra, May 30, 2019. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas
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Women carry pitchers after filling them with water from a hand pump to their houses in Thane, Maharashtra, May 30, 2019. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas

Women carry pitchers after filling them with water from a hand pump to their houses in Thane, Maharashtra, May 30, 2019. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas

Women carry pitchers after filling them with water from a hand pump to their houses in Thane, Maharashtra, May 30, 2019. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas
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A woman carries a metal pitcher filled with free drinking water collected from a municipal corporation tanker on a hot summer day in Ahmedabad, May 20, 2019. REUTERS/Amit Dave

A woman carries a metal pitcher filled with free drinking water collected from a municipal corporation tanker on a hot summer day in Ahmedabad, May 20, 2019. REUTERS/Amit Dave

A woman carries a metal pitcher filled with free drinking water collected from a municipal corporation tanker on a hot summer day in Ahmedabad, May 20, 2019. REUTERS/Amit Dave
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Local residents fill their empty containers with water from municipal corporation tanker on a hot summer day in Ahmedabad, May 20, 2019. REUTERS/Amit Dave

Local residents fill their empty containers with water from municipal corporation tanker on a hot summer day in Ahmedabad, May 20, 2019. REUTERS/Amit Dave

Local residents fill their empty containers with water from municipal corporation tanker on a hot summer day in Ahmedabad, May 20, 2019. REUTERS/Amit Dave
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Women throw earthen pitchers onto the ground in protest against the shortage of drinking water outside the municipal corporation office in Ahmedabad, May 16, 2019. REUTERS/Amit Dave

Women throw earthen pitchers onto the ground in protest against the shortage of drinking water outside the municipal corporation office in Ahmedabad, May 16, 2019. REUTERS/Amit Dave

Women throw earthen pitchers onto the ground in protest against the shortage of drinking water outside the municipal corporation office in Ahmedabad, May 16, 2019. REUTERS/Amit Dave
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A boy jumps into a step well, built inside the shrine of Sufi Saint Nizamuddin Auliya, to cool off on a hot summer day in New Delhi, May 6, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis

A boy jumps into a step well, built inside the shrine of Sufi Saint Nizamuddin Auliya, to cool off on a hot summer day in New Delhi, May 6, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis

A boy jumps into a step well, built inside the shrine of Sufi Saint Nizamuddin Auliya, to cool off on a hot summer day in New Delhi, May 6, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis
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A boy walks through a dried lakebed in Ahmedabad, May 1, 2019. REUTERS/Amit Dave

A boy walks through a dried lakebed in Ahmedabad, May 1, 2019. REUTERS/Amit Dave

A boy walks through a dried lakebed in Ahmedabad, May 1, 2019. REUTERS/Amit Dave
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