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1 Aug 2022 BEIRUT
UNICEF has updated its report on Lebanon and says public sector providers have been unable to provide sufficient water to their customers, largely as a result of the power crisis, but also because they are unable to afford parts, repairs and diesel, amid spiraling inflation.
28 Jul 2022 AMMAN, Jordan
Tensions between Palestinians and Israelis are rising and protests have been held against water shortages in the month of July.
28 Jul 2022 SANA'A, Yemen
Multiple and mutually reinforcing humanitarian emergencies are extant: the conflict is inflicting civilian casualties and causing internal displacements, while the devaluation of the rial and the rise in global food prices have exacerbated food insecurity.
3 Jul 2022 EDINBURGH, United Kingdom
The de facto political power in the Kurdish region accused Turkey of violating the tripartite agreement among Turkey, Syria and Iraq which determines minimum levels of water flow at the borders. It is considered a means of attack on the Kurdish people.
27 Jun 2022 AMMAN, Jordan
Desalination capacity at heart of new agreement that doubles Israel's transfer of water to Jordan. Agreement met with optimism.
26 Jun 2022 AMMAN
After a visit to the Jordan river which divides Palestine’s West Bank region from Jordan, Robert Habeck posted on Instagram about his support for the EcoPeace NGO and its proposed “Green Blue Deal for the Middle East”. In particular, he supported the plan by an Emirati company to build a solar farm in Jordan to power a desalination plant in Israel...
22 Mar 2022 RIYADH, Saudi Arabia
Water and sanitation services in northwestern region of Yemen to benefit from Saudi relief funding of $5 Million USD. Resource rehabilitation and new toilets for displaced persons camps.
25 Feb 2022 DAMASCUS, Syria
Prolonged periods of reduced rainfall in Syria in recent years has had a direct impact on vegetation growth and livestock farming adding to the destructive effects of war on infrastructure and leading to displacement.
24 Feb 2022 DUBAI, United Arab Emirates
Statement calls for a nexus approach that optimizes resource use, encourages governments to create practical and innovative solutions to water, food, and energy challenges
13 Feb 2022 BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan
A continuation of deadly clashes at the Tajik-Kyrgyz border in the fertile Fergana Valley has resulted serious injuries on both sides of the border, with in two civilians reported dead and ten seriously injured.
12 Feb 2022 ZAHEDAN
Water disputes, that have been a source of contention in Afghan-Iranian relations for decades, are expected to be exacerbated by climate change. The economic situation in Afghanistan may make dispute resolution even more difficult.
11 Feb 2022 NEW YORK NY, United States
UN Middle East peace process official addresses UN Security Council and warns that region faces irreversible collapse and widespread instability; calls for two state solution.