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Parched Jordan faces water crisis as Syrian refugees flood in

By Sulafah Shami | Mon, 16 Dec 2013 17:30 PM
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AMMAN (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A flood of Syrian refugees is threatening to turn Jordan’s chronic water shortage into a crisis, stoking tension among Jordanians already resentful of what they see as Syria’s unfair exploitation of shared water supplies.

Jordan has long accused neighbouring Syria of ignoring regional water sharing agreements, leaving most of the kingdom a ...

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