HIRING: PROJECT MANAGER
[March 2013] In partnership with EWASH (a coalition working in the water and sanitation sector in Palestine), VP produced ‘West Bank Water’, which describes the ways in which the Palestinian water supply in the West Bank is appropriated by the Israeli government before it reaches Palestinian homes. Despite the fact that Ramallah receives more rainfall than London (one of the world’s most renowned rainy cities), the average West Bank Palestinian can access only one quarter of the water available to the average Israeli each day, and 30 liters less than the World Health Organization’s minimum recommendation.
SOURCES & DATA
UK Met Office, 2012. Historic Station Data (accessed on 21 March 2012)
Palestinian Water Authority, 2003. Rainfall Variability and Change in the West Bank (PDF)
"Amnesty, 2009. Troubled Waters - Palestinians denied fair access to water" (PDF)
UK DEFRA, 2013. Domestic Water Saving (accessed on 7 February 2013)
WHO, 2003. Domestic Water Quantity, Service Level and Health (PDF)
C. Messerschmid, 2007. Hydro-hegemony in shared Israeli, Palestinian groundwater resources (PDF)
EWASH, 2012. Israeli restrictions on the WASH sector in the Occupied Palestinian Territory and their impact on vulnerable communities (PDF)
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