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VOICED: Yemen's taste for khat trumps its thirst for water

Khat, a mild narcotic chewed by nearly all of the country's men and many of its women, is a cultural institution in Yemen -- and it may soon also be its downfall. The arid country uses an estimated one third of its water to grow the plant. Some fear that imbalance could cause the fast-growing capital Sanaa to run dry within a decade. Sanaa Yemen (Footage by AFP/Getty Images)
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Clip #:97998001SD
Collection:AFP
Date created:March 23, 2010
License type:Rights-ready
Release info:Not released. More information
Clip length:00:01:54:00
Location:Sanaa, Yemen
Mastered to:QuickTime 8-bit Photo-JPEG SD 720x576 25p More information
Originally shot on:p
Source:AFP Footage
Object name:VID112516_ENc
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