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Water resources in the Middle East

Israeli-Palestinian International Conference on Water for Life in the Middle East (2nd 2004 Antalya, Turkey)

Water resources in the Middle East

the Israeli-Palestinian water issues : from conflict to cooperation

by Israeli-Palestinian International Conference on Water for Life in the Middle East (2nd 2004 Antalya, Turkey)

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Published by Springer in Berlin, London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • International cooperation,
  • Water rights,
  • Water-supply,
  • Congresses

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Other titlesWater resources in the Middle East : the Israeli-Palestinian water conflicts on the Jordan River Basin /
    StatementHillel Shuval, Hassan Dweik, editors
    ContributionsShuval, Hillel I., 1926-, Dwiek, Hassan, SpringerLink (Online service)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD1698.J58 I87 2007
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 454 p. :
    Number of Pages454
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25544449M
    ISBN 103540695087
    ISBN 109783540695097, 9783540695080
    OCLC/WorldCa155673716

    Middle East Water. Arizona, Jordan, Israel, and the Palestinian Territories are arid/semi-arid lands that face similar water challenges. The Water Resources Research Center has been working to facilitate communication and develop partnerships related to water management and policy in the Middle East. In , water shortages will be more prevalent among poorer countries where resources are limited and population growth is rapid, such as the Middle East, Africa, and parts of Asia. [ citation needed ] By , large urban and peri-urban areas will require new infrastructure to provide safe water and adequate sanitation.

      Just as wars over oil played a major role in 20th century history, a new book makes a convincing case that many 21st century conflicts will be fought over water. The Middle East and North Africa contain 12 of the world’s 15 most water-scarce countries. USAID works with the public and private sectors to develop and implement new “water-smart” technologies, and seeks opportunities to improve sustainable access to water for 20 million people in the region. USAID water programming in the Middle East and North Africa targets local and cross-border.

      Water scarcity in the Middle East will undoubtedly persist and even worsen in the coming decades. Ineffectual management of shared water resources could lead to an escalation of tensions in the region. However, with proper resolve and foresight, wars waged over water can be avoided. The Middle East, Old and New IN , Theodor HERZL, the father of political Zionism, pub lished a Utopian novel entitled Altneuland (Old-New Land). lished a book entitled The New Middle East. In it, he announced Water and natural resources would be shared. Massive arsenals would be dismantled. The Middle East.


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Water resources in the Middle East by Israeli-Palestinian International Conference on Water for Life in the Middle East (2nd 2004 Antalya, Turkey) Download PDF EPUB FB2

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An important book.’ — Alan Mikhail, Professor of History, Yale University, and author of Under Osman’s Tree: The Ottoman Empire, Egypt, and Environmental History ‘Even by the planet’s increasingly thirsty standards, the Middle East’s water situation is a mess. More and more people have insufficient water, fueling health problems.

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