Palestinians suffering from unfair distribution of water

A Palestinian farmer harvests wheat in Tequa village. Source" Ma'an News Agency 2012

A Palestinian farmer harvests wheat in Tequa village. Source” Ma’an News Agency 2012

The Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics (PCBS) and the Palestinian Water Authority (PWA) issued a statement released in honor of World Water Day that underscored the challenges facing Palestinians as a result of the Israeli occupation.

Ma’am News Agency, 24th March 2015.

 

Experts estimate that more than 85 percent of Palestinian water resources in the West Bank aquifers are currently taken by Israel, accounting for around 25 percent of Israel’s water needs.

 

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