Fears for Jordan refugee camp water lifeline

Without a sewage system in place, many fear the water which supplies most of Jordan will become polluted.

    Jordan is one of the three driest countries in the world, and a refugee camp for Syrians has been built haphazardly on one of the most important underground water aquifers in the country.

    Now there are fears of the water becoming polluted.
     
    Al Jazeera's Nisreen El-Shamayleh reports from Zaatari camp.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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