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Water in the Arab world

Water in the Arab world

perspectives and prognoses

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Published by Published by the Division of Applied Sciences, Harvard University, Distributed by Harvard University Press in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Arab countries
    • Subjects:
    • Water-supply -- Arab countries -- Congresses.,
    • Water resources development -- Arab countries -- Congresses.,
    • Water-supply -- Political aspects -- Arab countries -- Congresses.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementedited by Peter Rogers and Peter Lydon.
      ContributionsRogers, Peter P., 1937-, Lydon, Peter, 1937-, Arab Fund for Economic and Social Development., Harvard University. Division of Applied Science., Harvard University. Center for Middle Eastern Studies.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD1698.5 .W37 1994
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxix, 369 p. :
      Number of Pages369
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1111474M
      ISBN 100674947819
      LC Control Number94037287

        The United Arab Emirates is among the top water-scarce countries in the world. However the country has one of the world’s highest per capita water consumption of liters per day. The country is experiencing a rapid increase in population which has in turn resulted in huge demand for water. In , the total water demand in UAE was. Saudi Arabia sits on two pools of liquids – water and oil. The oil, in world-leading volumes, has paid for the enormous cost of pumping the water to the surface for agriculture and the raising.

      The world is in a water crisis, one that will grow more severe in the coming decade. Water shortages will soon lead to increasing political instability, displacement of populations, and, more likely than not, political unrest and war. Though this water crisis overlaps with the more widely-discussed problem of climate change, it is different in.   Desalination is a means of transitioning non-potable salt water into potable fresh water. An illustration of a desalination plant. Desalination is the process of purifying saline water to make it fit for human consumption. Of all the water on earth, % of it is saltwater with only % being fresh water. However, over two-thirds of the fresh.

      The Nile Delta of Egypt, irrigated by the Nile River and its many distributaries, is some of the richest farm land in the world and home to over half of Egypt's population. The capital city of Cairo lies at the apex of the delta in the middle of the scene. Across the river from .   The Enigma of the Arab World A new book unlocks a magisterial history of three millennia—and language is key to understanding the Middle East. Roberto Caucino/Shutterstock.


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