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Reader comment on item: The Middle East Runs out of Water

Submitted by Tyler (United Kingdom), May 11, 2015 at 05:37

There are two glaring omissions in this article.

For Gaza he writes: "In what's called a "hydrological nightmare," seawater intrusion and the leakage of sewage has made 95 percent of the coastal aquifer unfit for human consumption." He makes no mention of Israel's destruction of the water infrastructure in Gaza and its subsequent refusal to allow materials into the strip to rebuild it.

There is no mention of the West Bank, where Israel continually take water resources from Palestinians to provide hydration to settlements.

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Tyler:

Please learn something about the situation before writing rubbish.

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