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Israel Suffering from Unprecedented Drought

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Israel Suffering from Unprecedented Drought – Gwen Ackerman
(Daily alert, Mar. 5, 2014)

Israeli winter rainfall is at a record low, drying rivers and waterways and failing to replenish underground aquifers. “Such low supply during this period has never before been documented and is unprecedented in Water Authority records,” the agency said. The lack of rain and risk of higher food prices is being felt as well in neighboring Jordan, where its Water and Irrigation Ministry is considering nationwide rationing because rainfall is at 34% of average. (Bloomberg)

(See also savethekinneret.com…Ed.)

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