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  1. China donates more water to MaldivesRead the original story

    Dec 8, 2014 | Newkerala.com

    China offered another 65 tonnes of fresh water to the Maldives via civil airplane, the Chinese foreign ministry said Monday. The fresh water was donated by the Chinese government and Chinese businesses in Sri Lanka and the Maldives, which have already sent 20 tonnes of fresh water via civil airplane to the archipelago, the ministry said in a statement.

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  2. Maldives water crisis brings aid from neighboring countriesRead the original story

    Dec 8, 2014 | Examiner.com

    An accident on Thursday has left Male, the capital of the Maldives in the Indian Ocean, with little fresh water and a very concerned population. The fire damaged the controls of Male's only desalination plant, stopping the fresh water of more than 100,000 inhabitants of the small island.

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  3. Capital of Maldives experiences its fifth day without waterRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2014 | UPI

    The capital city of the Maldives, Male, is experiencing its fifth day without water after a fire at the city's only desalination plant. The fire damaged the desalination plant's electrical systems on Thursday, and countries like India, Sri Lanka and China have airlifted bottled water to the city.

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  4. China sends more fresh water to thirsty MaldivesRead the original story

    Dec 8, 2014 | Xinhuanet

    China has offered another 65 tonnes of fresh water to the Maldives via civil airplane, the Foreign Ministry announced Monday. The fresh water was donated by the Chinese government and the Chinese businesses in Sri Lanka and the Maldives, which have already sent 20 tonnes of fresh water via civil airplane to the archipelago, the ministry said in a statement.

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  5. Maldives president admits no backup plan for water crisis, thanks donor countriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2014 | Daily Times

    MALE: Maldives President Abdulla Yameen has acknowledged his capital's water crisis was caused by lack of preparedness but insisted his government has done well to bring the situation under control, local media reported on Monday. President Abdulla Yameen spoke to the public for the first time on Sunday regarding the Mal water crisis, saying that there could have been no fall back plan for such a crisis.

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  6. View Press ReleaseRead the original story

    Dec 8, 2014 | Business Wire

    The aircraft will deliver in the first quarter of 2015 and will join the Airbus A320 already operated by the airline, also on long term lease from ALC. "Maldivian will operate the A321 on lease from ALC on its growing network connecting Male, Maldives with cities in South Asia, China and Southeast Asia," said Kishore Korde, Senior Vice President of Air Lease Corporation.

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  7. Everyone's neighbourRead the original story

    Dec 8, 2014 | Newkerala.com

    ... Approved by the Prime Minister, the Indians had put together a logistical operation to supply drinking water to the Maldives. Two massive C-17 Globetrotters, three IL-76s, a Naval ship INS Sukanya, a tanker Deepak and a Navy Destroyer INS Kolkata ...

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  8. Restoring Water to Male Could Take 10 Days: OfficialRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2014 | Outlook

    ... of the upmarket establishments, Ali said. Over one million tourists visit the pristine white-sand beaches of the Maldives annually, but most spend their holidays in secluded resorts on tiny coral islands scattered some 850 kilometres across the ...

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  9. Water crisis hits MaldivesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2014 | Bangkok Post

    India has airlifted drinking water into the capital of the Maldives after a fire at a desalination plant led to severe shortages that have triggered scuffles and attacks on shops. Authorities declared a "disaster situation" after the fire on Thursday led to a drinking water crisis in Male.

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  10. No drinking water in Maldives' capital, India rushes to helpRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2014 | The Indian Express

    Indian assistance arrives in Maldives. First IL-76 with drinking water from India lands in Male.

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  11. India sends drinking water in five C17, IL17 transport aircrafts to MaleRead the original story

    Dec 5, 2014 | Big News Network.com

    ... behalf of Big News Network. India on Friday sent drinking water in five C17and IL17 transport aircrafts to Male as Maldives is facing massive water scarcity. Ministry of External Affairs official spokesperson Syed Akbaruddin said that India's High ...

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  12. India rushes drinking water to parched Maldives capitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2014 | Rediff.com

    The Maldivian capital is located on a low-lying island in the Indian Ocean that has no natural water source and depends entirely on treated sea water. Confirming the IL-76's landing in the Male, Ministry of External Affairs official spokesperson Syed Akbaruddin tweeted: "Indian assistance arrives in Maldives.

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  13. Maldives hit by water crisis, India sends helpRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2014 | The Times of India

    ... minister Sushma Swaraj are seized of the crisis and have promised full assistance to the people and leadership of Maldives, a statement by the Indian high commission in Male said. "Mindful of the strong, friendly and close relations between India ...

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  14. Maldives declares emergency as it faces water shortageRead the original story

    Dec 5, 2014 | Reuters

    The Maldives, famous for its pristine beaches and scuba diving, has declared a state of emergency after a fire at the capital's sole water sewage treatment plant has led to a shortage of drinking water in the Indian Ocean archipelago. The Maldives has appealed for aid from India, Sri Lanka, the United States and China.

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  15. India sends aircraft, vessels to resolve severe water crisis in MaleRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2014 | DNA India

    With the Maldivian capital facing an acute water crisis after a fire in the city's water treatment plant, India on Friday sent an IAF transport aircraft and naval vessels carrying a large consignment of water to meet the immediate requirement of over 100,000 people. Prime Minister Narendra Modi and External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj are seized of the crisis and have promised full assistance to the people and leadership of Maldives, a statement by the Indian High Commission in Male said.

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  16. Balfour rejects infrastructure offerRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2014 | Newsday

    ... lists. I'm writing to CMA to express my concern on the issue." All is not well on the exotic holiday islands of the Maldives. The government has declared a state of emergency after a fire at the capital's only water treatment plant led to a shortage ...

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  17. No water in Maldives capital, gov't seeks helpRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2014 | The Washington Post

    The Maldives has appealed for help after its capital's water supply was cut off because of a fire in the city's water treatment plant. Government Minister Mohamed Shareef said Friday that power to the water plant in the capital, Male, had left 100,000 residents without water.

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  18. SriLankan Airlines seals new codeshare deal with JALRead the original story

    Dec 3, 2014 | Colombo Page

    ... With SriLankan Airlines operating the highest number of frequencies to the popular holiday destination of the Maldives from its key hub Colombo thereby affording customers even greater connectivity, new travel options have been created for Sri ...

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  19. Maldives police establish special tourist unitRead the original story

    Dec 3, 2014 | Nerve News

    The Maldives police have established a special unit for tourists visiting capital Male, an official said Wednesday. The Tourist Police unit, which began operations Monday, is tasked with providing protection and informing tourists of Maldivian law, Xinhua reported.

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  20. Thailand needs reality check in HIV fightRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 30, 2014 | Bangkok Post

    ... The programme says prevalence estimates among these groups in nations such as Afghanistan, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka people may be higher because people are afraid of getting tested due to stigma, discrimination and ...

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