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Middle East faces political battles over water shortfalls

Clip: 12/18/2018 | 6m 33s Video has closed captioning.

The Middle East is facing a water crisis, and the divisions between Israel and Palestinians have only exacerbated the problem. But whereas Israel is a pioneer in desalination and produces much of its own water, in Gaza, Palestinians struggle with access to clean water due to an Israel-imposed blockade. Special correspondent Fred de Sam Lazaro has a two-part look at water equity in the Middle East.

Aired: 12/18/18

Rating: NR

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