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Syria water crisis: Severe water emergency and drought threatening 12 million lives


CARE’s regional director within the Center East and North Africa, Nirvana Shawky, stated the severity of the state of affairs had been compounded by the coronavirus pandemic.

She stated: “The state of affairs calls for that authorities within the area and donor governments act swiftly to save lots of lives on this newest disaster that comes on high of battle, COVID-19, and extreme financial decline.

“In the long term, past emergency meals and water, they should spend money on sustainable options to the water disaster.”

The Danish Refugee Council’s Center East Regional Director Gerry Garvey added the disaster is “sure to worsen”.

He stated: “It’s prone to enhance battle in an already destabilised area. There is no such thing as a time to waste.

“We should discover sustainable options that might assure water and meals at the moment and for future generations.”



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