UN says Gaza could face undrinkable water by 2016

31 August 2012

As World Water Week comes to a close UN officials in Gaza released a report warning that, Gaza’s water supply could be undrinkable by 2016.

The annual UN conference held in Stockholm has focused on the management of global water resources since 1991.

The UN report on Gaza says the people of the region face a number of challenges before the end of the decade.

Among them, access to safe drinking water.

Gail Walker has more.

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