Water catastrophe looms in the Middle East as war bleeds the region dry

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War in the Middle East is bringing the region to the brink of a water catastrophe, according to a new report by the International Committee of the Red Cross. From Syria and Iraq to ILOT and Yemen, the region’s water supplies – and the people who depend on them – are at breaking point. It’s a crisis that has been long overlooked and in order to avert greater humanitarian tragedy, the immediate needs of millions of people must be met. Check out the report’s interactive project page and download the PDF. How war in the Middle East is bringing the region to the brink of a water catastrophe

The Middle East’s water supplies – and the people who depend on them – are at breaking point. On this page that provides highlights of the full report, we detail the inter-related network of problems behind this long overlooked crisis, and what can be done about them.

- See more at: http://www.icrcproject.org/app/water-in-middle-east/#sthash.9iQLLHIs.dpuf

How war in the Middle East is bringing the region to the brink of a water catastrophe

The Middle East’s water supplies – and the people who depend on them – are at breaking point. On this page that provides highlights of the full report, we detail the inter-related network of problems behind this long overlooked crisis, and what can be done about them.

- See more at: http://www.icrcproject.org/app/water-in-middle-east/#sthash.9iQLLHIs.dpu