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Title: Water-conscious development and the prevention of water misuse and wastage in the Eastern Mediterranean Region
Authors: Khosh Chashm, K.
Issue Date: 2000
Language: English
Abstract: Many countries of the World Health Organization Eastern Mediterranean Region suffer from severe water shortage, primarily as a result of population growth. The problem will undoubtedly worsen in the future with possibly drastic consequences. This paper outlines the current situation in the Region and the possible impact of water scarcity on health and the environment. Water conservation in agricultural, commercial and domestic areas is discussed from the perspective of water-conscious development and possible strategies are proposed
Description: 734-745
Keywords: Water Resources
Environmental Health
Forecasting
Public Health
Waste Disposal, Fluid
Water Purification
Water Supply
World Health Organization
Subject: Conservation of Natural Resources
URI: http://www.who.int/iris/handle/10665/118923
ISSN: 1020-3397
Other Identifiers: http://applications.emro.who.int/emhj/0604/emhj_2000_6_4_734_745.pdf
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