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  1. Islamic Relief to Fund Water, Sanitation Project

    9 Nov 2008- 19:24 by Local Press Report BEIRUT, Lebanon Islamic Relief Islamic Relief Lebanon has signed a funding agreement with the United Nations Children 's Fund (UNICEF) for a water and sanitation project for Palestinian refugees in Nahr Al Bare ...

    Local Press Report - 01/14/2011 - 05:00

  2. Fires Accelerating Desertification in Lebanon

    29 Sep 2008- 14:47 by Local Press Report BEIRUT, Lebanon Integrated Regional Information Networks Forest fires due to climate change are accelerating the rate of desertification in the region, according to a local conservation group. Sawsan Bou Fakhreddin ...

    Local Press Report - 01/14/2011 - 05:00

  3. Preliminary Study on Assi River Complete

    15 Sep 2008- 14:47 by Local Press Report BEIRUT, Lebanon The Daily Star (Lebanon) Italian NGO MOVIMONDO has completed a preliminary environmental study on the Assi River. The study, financed by the Italian Embassy in Beirut, was carried out in collaborati ...

    Local Press Report - 01/14/2011 - 04:00

  4. Polluted Beirut River Poses Health Risk

    8 Sep 2008- 19:45 by Local Press Report BEIRUT, Lebanon The Daily Star (Lebanon) The government has taken steps to combat the health threat posed by the heavily polluted Beirut River, which runs through the Bourj Hammoud district, according to local resid ...

    Local Press Report - 01/14/2011 - 04:00

  5. Lebanon Ranks Low on EPI

    1 Sep 2008- 14:47 by Local Press Report BEIRUT, Lebanon The Daily Star (Lebanon) Lebanon was ranked 135 out of 143 countries surveyed in terms of water resources in the water resources category of the 2008 Environmental Performance Index (EPI). The countr ...

    Local Press Report - 01/14/2011 - 04:00

  6. Lebanese Consumers Face Rising Water and Energy Costs

    28 Jul 2008- 14:47 by Local Press Report BEIRUT, Lebanon Daily Star (Lebanon) The prices of water, electricity, fuel oil and transportation are rising in Lebanon, placing a burden on the country's consumers, according to a survey by the Central Admin ...

    Local Press Report - 01/14/2011 - 04:00

  7. Lebanon: Poor Water Management Leads to Salinity of Wells

    26 May 2008- 10:09 by Local Press Report BEIRUT, Lebanon Daily Star (Lebanon) — Fresh water wells in Lebanon are becoming contaminated with saltwater, due to over-consumption, overpumping and mismanagement of the resource, according to a new study. The st ...

    Local Press Report - 01/14/2011 - 18:00

  8. Lebanon: ICRC Rebuilds Water Supply Network in Refugee Camps

    10 Mar 2008- 10:09 by Local Press Report BEIRUT, Lebanon Integrated Regional — The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) has finished rebuilding the primary water supply network in Nahr al-Bared Palestinian refugee camp, in north Lebanon. As muc ...

    Local Press Report - 01/14/2011 - 17:00

  9. UAE: Water Losses Up to 50 Percent in Mideast — Metito

    24 Feb 2008- 22:06 by Local Press Report duBai, united arab emirates Mena Report — Water losses due to leakage are as high as 50 percent in some parts of the Middle East, including Saudi Arabia, Jordan, Lebanon and Iraq, and this drives up costs in the in ...

    Local Press Report - 01/14/2011 - 16:00