GEOGUNIT3: Water- Middle East conflicts

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Water conflicts

  • There is a potential for water conflict when the demand for water overtakes supply and several stakeholders wish to use the same resources.
  • Tensions between and within countries can be created as a result of competing demands for water for irrigation, power generation, domestic use, recreation and conservation.
  • Conflict is more likely where developing countries are involved- Water is vital as they stuggle to feed their growing populations and try to cope with poor water management.

The Middle East conflicts

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