Palestine

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Capital Ramallah
Neighbouring Countries Israel, Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Syria
Total Area 15,644 km2
  - Water n/a km2 (n/a%) / n/a m2/ha
  - Land n/a km2
Coastline km
Population 4,018,332 (667 inhab./km2)
HDIA 0.731 (2007)
Gini CoefficientA n/a (1995)
Nominal GDPB $ million
GDP (PPP) Per CapitaB $11,900
National UN Presence FAO, UNDP, WHO, UNICEF, WB, UNESCO, UNESCWA
Land UseC
  - Cultivated Land km2 (%)
     - Arable km2 (%)
     - Permanent Crops km2 (%)
     - Irrigated km2
  - Non cultivated km2 (100%)
Average Annual RainfallD 402 mm
Renewable Water ResourcesE km3
Water WithdrawalsF km3/yr
  - For Agricultural Use n/a
  - For Domestic Use n/a
  - For Industrial Use n/a
  - Per Capita 278 m3
Population with safe access to
  - Improved Water Source 92%
     - Urban population 94%
     - Rural population 88%
  - Improved Sanitation 73%
     - Urban population 78%
     - Rural population 61%
References & Remarks
A UNDP Human Development Report
B CIA World Factbook and Wikipedia
C CIA World Factbook Country Profiles
D Aquastat - FAO's Information System on Water and Agriculture
E CIA World Factbook
F Earthtrends

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News

Country Profile: Climate, Geography, Socio-Economic Context

Country Profile: Water Bodies and Resources

Country Profile: Legal and Institutional Environment

Country Profile: Water Sector Coordination

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Country Profile: Trends in Water Use, Management and Sanitation

Country Profile: Challenges and Opportunities

Articles

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  2. Palestine/projects ‎(1,192 views) . . WikiBot
  3. Palestine/publications ‎(915 views) . . WikiBot
  4. Palestine/who is who ‎(753 views) . . WikiBot
  5. Palestine/Maps ‎(677 views) . . WikiBot


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Projects and Case Studies

Projects in or about Palestine

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  1. Regional Water Banks Project (RWDBP) ‎(8,040 views) . . WikiBot
  2. Good Water Neighbors (GWN) Project ‎(12,430 views) . . WikiBot
  3. Upgrading of Water Systems in Jericho and Hebron Cities ‎(2,494 views) . . WikiBot
  4. Raising awareness of the fishermen and farmers to prevent excess contamination of sea resources and shared aquifer in border area with Egypt, Palestinian Authority ‎(2,015 views) . . WikiBot
  5. Provision of Reliable Water Supply to Zbuba and its 10 Surrounding Villages in Jenin District. ‎(1,839 views) . . WikiBot
  6. Provision of Reliable water Supply to Allar and Saida Residents in Tulkarem District/ The West Bank ‎(3,070 views) . . WikiBot
  7. Promoting environmentally-sound fishing practices in Khan-Younis in the southern coast of the Gaza, Palestine ‎(2,468 views) . . WikiBot
  8. KFW V-Programme: Poverty Oriented Infrastructure – Employment Generation Programme in the West Bank: Phase III ‎(3,223 views) . . WikiBot
  9. Emergency Water Supply to Zbuba and its surrounding villages ‎(2,431 views) . . WikiBot
  10. Emergency Water Supply & Rehabilitation Programme, Palestine ‎(2,309 views) . . WikiBot
  11. Employment Generation Through Emergency Response to Solid Waste Management in the Gaza Strip ‎(3,116 views) . . WikiBot
  12. Emergency Humanitarian Relief Programme in Areas of Social Infrastructure Development (CAPI-West Bank) ‎(2,370 views) . . WikiBot
  13. Emergency Humanitarian Aid Programme: Upgrading of Water Supply and Distribution Systems In Rural Areas of the West Bank (Water Cap II) ‎(2,635 views) . . WikiBot
  14. Development and Rehabilitation of Water and Electricity Networks in Nablus City ‎(2,627 views) . . WikiBot
  15. Construction of Sewage Treatment Plant and Main Pressure Line in Khan Younis / Gaza Strip ‎(5,118 views) . . WikiBot


Case studies in or about Palestine

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  1. Good Water Neighbors (GWN) Project ‎(12,430 views) . . WikiBot
  2. Regional Water Banks Project (RWDBP) ‎(8,040 views) . . WikiBot


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Publications

5 most recently updated publications on Palestine
  1. Water resources at stake: The Mountain Aquifer beneath the occupied West Bank, Palestinian Territories ‎(2,649 views) . . WikiBot
  2. Regional Water Cooperation and Peacebuilding in the Middle East ‎(2,610 views) . . WikiBot


5 most popular publications on Palestine
  1. Water resources at stake: The Mountain Aquifer beneath the occupied West Bank, Palestinian Territories ‎(2,649 views) . . WikiBot
  2. Regional Water Cooperation and Peacebuilding in the Middle East ‎(2,610 views) . . WikiBot


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Who is Who

People working in Palestine

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Organizations working in Palestine

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References

See also

External Resources

"Water Supply and Sanitation in Palestine" on Wikipedia

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