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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-07-17more like thismore than 2018-07-17
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star this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
star this property hansard heading Middle East: Water more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they have taken with other countries and UN agencies, including the World Meteorological Organisation, to help restore water to the rivers and ground water resources in war torn countries in the Middle East. more like this
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Lord Hunt of Chesterton more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2018-07-24more like thismore than 2018-07-24
star this property answer text <p>The UK Government is working closely with partners, including UN agencies, to improve access to and management of water resources in a number of Middle Eastern countries.</p><p>Examples include:</p><p>- Technical support for national policy and planning on water resources in Syria, the Occupied Palestinian Territories, Lebanon and Jordan.</p><p>- Support for water resources management in Yemen, through the World Bank’s Pilot Programme for Climate Resilience.</p><p>- Working with UNICEF in Jordan to improve access to safe water and sanitation facilities for Syrian refugees and vulnerable Jordanians.</p><p>- Supporting the Water Authority of Jordan carry out urgently needed improvement of the wastewater system’s operational capacity, by building a new wastewater conveyor (redundancy pipe) benefitting a total of 2.3 million people.</p><p>- Support to the construction of the Central Gaza Desalination Plant and upgrading of the water distribution network in Gaza.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Bates more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Bates more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Hunt of Chesterton more like this