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World Economic Forum Ranks Water Crises as Top Long-term Risk

Water is connected to the world’s most severe problems.

Commentary: Drought Influenced Syrian Civil War; So What, Says U.S. Congress

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U.S. Congress on an island of reflexive denial. Photo…

Middle East Conflicts Jeopardize Water for Millions

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Water is both a weapon and a casualty of violence in Iraq, Lebanon, Syria, and Yemen.

Report: Syria’s Food Security Worsens Due to Drought and Conflict

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Food prices set to climb as production of wheat and other staple…
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UNICEF Warns of a ‘Lost Generation’ for Syria’s Children

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The humanitarian agency lacks the money to serve the millions…
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The Stream, March 6: More Than 1 Million Syrian Refugees

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There are now more than 1 million Syrians either registered as…
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The Stream, February 12: International Year of Water Cooperation Launches

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UNESCOPRESS reported yesterday from Paris where the ceremony…
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Food Security: Destroyed Agricultural Infrastructure Drops Production in Syria

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Irrigation canals have been severely damaged, large poultry farms have been destroyed, and now close to 10 percent of Syrians who remained inside the country's borders are in need of food assistance — these are just a few of the side effects of the ongoing conflict in the war-torn country that will likely have ramifications on food security for years to come.
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The Stream, January 9: West Bank Floods as Wall Blocks Drainage

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Winter Storms An Israeli security barrier built mostly in occupied…
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The Stream, December 26: China's Big Desalination Plans

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China has revealed plans to boost its desalination capacity to…
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The Stream, September 10: Water Shortage Deepens Syrian Humanitarian Crisis

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A sudden water shortage is the latest hardship blighting the…
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The Stream, August 15: Difficulty of Cleaning Urban Waterways

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The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is starting…