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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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December 21, 2016
The Islamic Republic of Iran covers a total area of 1.75 million km2 and is bordered by Armenia, Azerbaijan, the Caspian...
December 21, 2016
The total long-term annual renewable water resources are estimated at 120BCM, of which about 78BCM go to surface run-off...
December 21, 2016
In the year to date, the total agricultural, municipal and industrial water withdrawal has been about 100BCM, of which 4...
December 21, 2016
Dams have always played an important role in harnessing precious Iranian water reserves, and the long-term objective of ...
December 20, 2016
According to Iran’s water legislation, three ministries are directly responsible for water resources assessment and de...
December 20, 2016
Internal renewable water resources are estimated at 92BCM, with another 13CM coming in from transboundary resources. Su...
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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...