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Water and peace for the people : possible solutions to water disputes in the Middle East

Author: Jon Martin Trondalen; International Hydrological Programme.; Unesco.; Compass Foundation (Geneva, Switzerland)
Publisher: Paris : Unesco, 2008.
Series: Water and conflict resolution series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book proposes practical and objective solutions to the water conflicts in the Middle East. The book covers four critical areas: the Euphrates and Tigris Rivers, where new documentation reveals alarming trends, the politically sensitive Golan Heights, with its water disputed by Israel and Syria, the Hasbani water dispute between Lebanon and Israel, and the longstanding water resource dispute between the Israelis  Read more...
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Trondalen, Jon Martin.
Water and peace for the people.
Paris : Unesco, 2008
(OCoLC)609151306
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jon Martin Trondalen; International Hydrological Programme.; Unesco.; Compass Foundation (Geneva, Switzerland)
ISBN: 9789231040863 9231040863
OCLC Number: 262828913
Description: 245 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: Executive summary --
Introduction --
Upper Jordan River and the Golan Heights Basins: pt. 1. The water of the Golan Heights: the final quest for a comprehensive peace between Syria and Israel ; pt. 2. Boiling point at the Upper Jordan River : the Wazzani Springs conflict between Lebanon and Israel --
Contested water between the Israelis and the Palestinians --
The Euphrates and the Tigris Rivers : solutions for Turkey, Syria and Iraq in managing water resources.
Series Title: Water and conflict resolution series.
Other Titles: Water & peace for the people
Responsibility: Jon Martin Trondalen.

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This book proposes practical and objective solutions to the water conflicts in the Middle East. The book covers four critical areas: the Euphrates and Tigris Rivers, where new documentation reveals alarming trends, the politically sensitive Golan Heights, with its water disputed by Israel and Syria, the Hasbani water dispute between Lebanon and Israel, and the longstanding water resource dispute between the Israelis and Palestinians.--Publisher's description.

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