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Water Insecurity Risks Societal Instability In Arab Countries


Address water scarcity or risk instability - that's the stark warning delivered to the Arab world by one of the region's leading experts on the issue. With parts of the region hit by political and economic uncertainty, Hazim el-Naser, the founder of Middle East Water Forum, said prosperity, poverty and employment rates are directly related to the average share of water an Arab citizen gets a year, which he described as one of the world's lowest.