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A Palestinian girl drinks from a public tap at the Jabaliya refugee camp in the Gaza Strip

Gaza’s clean water project gets a half billion Euro boost

The funds pledged for the Gaza Central Desalination Plant & Associated Works Project make up 80% of the total 562.3 euros needed. The EU plans to provide 77 million Euro for the project.

A Palestinian girl drinks from a public tap at the Jabaliya refugee camp in the Gaza Strip

Gaza’s clean water project gets a half billion Euro boost from EU donors

Only 3 percent of the water pumped from Gaza's only aquifer complies with the World Health Organization’s drinking water standards.

By JPOST.COM STAFF
21/03/2018
A beach at the Dead Sea

The World Bank’s Red-Dead Sea gamble

A water pipeline from Turkey to Jordan would relieve their water shortage and turn the country’s vast uninhabited desert into an oasis, providing homes and employment for millions of refugees.

06/02/2018
International volunteer working on a fishing boat on the Kinneret

Israel's liquid asset

No longer the economic challenge and strategic obsession it has been since the Jewish state’s inception, water has been trickling its way back into Israel’s evaporating lakes.

Gaza Strip

US joins effort to ‘transform’ wastewater reuse in Palestinian territories

Trump envoy Jason Greenblatt calls on the Palestinian Authority to eject Hamas from power in Gaza.

U.S. President Donald Trump looks towards Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

Trump takes credit for 'vital' Israeli-Palestinian water deal

The deal will release 33 million cubic meters of water to the PA, relieving a serious shortage in the Palestinian territories.

Lake Kinneret

Lake Kinneret experiences worst May since 1920

As drought continues to strike the northern region for the fourth year in a row, the Water Authority has ceased pumping water from the Kinneret almost entirely.

jerusalem passover

US Congress members lobby Trump on Israeli-Palestinian water issues

“In your effort to build peace between Israelis and Palestinians... we urge you to prioritize the issue of water,” the lawmakers wrote Trump in an official letter.

water pipe jerusalem

Cross-border water pollution threatens Israeli security, watchdog says

EcoPeace: The state comptroller’s report presents “a scathing assessment of failure for more than two decades of Israeli government action and inaction.”

A Palestinian woman stands by a fence during a protest calling for an end to the power crisis, outsi

Israeli-Jordanian-Palestinian venture seeks help on Gaza resource crisis

Trilateral co-directors of EcoPeace Middle East send letter to Norway urging for participation of third-party mediator on water and electricity issues.

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