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A young girl drinks water from a water stand in Gaza. ( Photo taken by: Iyad Al Baba, Oxfam)

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May 2, 2017
In 2016, Fanack, Land Life Company (LLC) and the Union of Agricultural Work Committees (UAWC) initiated a pilot project ...
April 3, 2017
For many years, negotiations between Turkey and Syria over the Orontes or Asi River were linked to issues concerning th...
April 3, 2017
The length of the river is open to discussion. Depending on the source consulted, this ranges from 248km to 556km. Rainf...
April 3, 2017
The annual amount of water used in Syria is about 15BCM. This comes from the Euphrates (50 per cent) and the Asi River b...
April 3, 2017
In all three riparian countries, the river is used mainly for irrigation, domestic water supply and hydropower. The Asi ...
April 3, 2017
Turkey-Syria Relations were affected throughout the Cold War era and into the 1990s. The water issue became a foreign re...
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May 2, 2017
In 2016, Fanack, Land Life Company (LLC) and the Union of Agricultural Work Committees (UAWC) initiated a pilot project ...
April 3, 2017
For many years, negotiations between Turkey and Syria over the Orontes or Asi River were linked to issues concerning th...
March 19, 2017
Wastewater treatment is the process of removing contaminants from water through engineered physical, chemical and biolog...
September 15, 2015
The Gaza Strip has been facing a steadily worsening water crisis for the past decade. Overall, more than 96% of water in...
November 26, 2014
Besides news, interviews and in-depth reports on a range of water-related topics in the MENA region, Fanack Water also...
September 24, 2014
The catchment of the Dead Sea covers approximately 42,000km2, stretching from southern Lebanon to the Sinai Peninsula in...