4 ways you can take action on the Middle East and North Africa water crisis
Russell Sticklor, a research analyst at the Stimson Center, argues in a recent op-ed for the Monitor that more attention must be paid to a looming water crisis in the Middle East and North Africa. A severe water shortage, Mr. Sticklor says, could further exacerbate tensions in the arid region. But conservation, communication, education, and technology can help.
Here, Sticklor offers four ways that individuals can learn about and help combat water shortages.
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Syrian refugees collect water at Al Zaatri refugee camp in the Jordanian city of Mafraq, near the border with Syria Sept. 26.