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State of Water Resources in the ESCWA Region

Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia
Format
EBook; Book; Government Document; Online
Published
New York : United Nations, 2007.
Language
English
Series
ESCWA water development report
ISBN
9789211283143, 9211283140
Summary
The ESCWA region (Bahrain, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Syrian Arab Republic, United Arab Emirates, Yemen) has an arid to semi-arid climate and the livelihood of its population is significantly affected by the scarcity of water. This issue provides an overview of the state of water resources in the ESCWA region, based on the most recent data obtained from member countries, analyzed and assessed in the context of integrated water resources management (IWRM). It offers a comprehensive picture of the current situation of water resources in each member country in terms of availability, accessibility and sustainability.--Publisher's description.
Contents
  • Regional features influencing the state of water resources
  • Water resources availability
  • Land and water resources use
  • Dependency and accessibility
  • Conclusions and recommendations.
Description
viii, 60 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 28 cm.
Notes
  • "E/ESCWA/SDPD/2007/6."
  • "4 December 2007."
  • Includes bibliographical references (p. 60).
Series Statement
ESCWA water development report ; 1817-1990 ; 2
ESCWA water development report ; 2
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