Potable water of Gaza is on verge of scarcity: UNICEF

Mutu delivered a speech prior to a bicycle race event which was organized to mark World Water Day by Coastal Municipalities' Directorate of Waters.

Potable water of Gaza is on verge of scarcity: UNICEF

World Bulletin / News Desk

UNICEF Representative to Gaza, Mior Mutu stated on Friday, sources of drinking water in Gaza was on the verge of scarcity.

Mutu delivered a speech prior to a bicycle race event which was organized to mark World Water Day by Coastal Municipalities' Directorate of Waters.

Mutu said, "90 percent of the water sources in Gaza are not potable. Access to drinking water needs to be prioritized by officials."

In the scope of raising awareness on lack of potable water sources in Gaza, a bicycle race was organized.

According to UN report which was published in 2012 there was a warning let off towards water issues in Gaza, in the case of the current situation's continuity, it was predicted that sources of drinking water would end by 2016.

Güncelleme Tarihi: 22 Mart 2013, 15:26

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