Jordan is running out of water

Mujib Dam, holds 35 million cubic meters of water. It primarily supplies Amman, helping to ease a very stressed national water supply. Photo: Leonardo / Flickr.

Of: Siobhán Coskeran

While Jordan's population is increasing, its water resources are more scarce than ever. Jordan is one of the most water-poor countries in the world. Geographical disadvantages are partly to blame; its climate is one of the driest in the world, receiving just 200 millimeters of rainfall per year. Added to this, climate change is reducing […]

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June 17, 2019, English, Magazine, News article