Videoinfographic: Water Scarcity in the Middle East

The Middle East and North Africa occupy about 15% of the Earth’s land area, about 5% of the world’s inhabitants live there. The region has less than 1% of the world’s renewable water resources. By 2050, the population of the region will increase by 57% and reach 770 million people. Water supplies will be reduced to critical 500 m3 per person.

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