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Water, a shared responsibility for a common benefit

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Ramallah, West Bank, 19 October 2010 - UNICEF, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, the Palestinian Water Authority and the Ministry of Agriculture launched a workshop on ‘Water Scarcity Task Force Response Plan’, which is supported by the Australian Government (AusAID) and the Spanish Cooperation. 

UNICEF-oPt Special Representative, Ms. Jean Gough addressed the panel and emphasized the importance of water for the survival, growth and development of children.  She called on the participants to take a collective action by adopting four key strategies to mitigate the impact of water scarcity.

Read UNICEF-oPt Special Representative Jean Gough’s speech.




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