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News Monitoring Droughts for Optimum Management of Water Resources in Jordan

The SWIM-H2020 SM EU-funded Project organised a 4-day Training on Drought Monitoring and Early Warning System in Amman-Zarqa Basin, 23-26 July 2018.

Representatives of the Ministry of Water and Irrigation, who are directly involved in drought management/ water resources management and planning, hydrological and water balance modeling were able to improve their existing drought monitoring practices, run the Drought Monitoring System (DMS) and calculate the drought indicators in other basins/areas.

Two (2) Trainings on Drought Risk Management have already been organized by the Project’s water experts this year, in Jordan and a similar one is planned for September 2018.

All 3 Trainings, were planned to support and contribute to the National Water Strategy (NWSS 2016-2025) in order to address drought management in Jordan .


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News type Inbrief
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File link local SWIM-H2020 SM 2018.07.31 News Release fr.docx (application/vnd.openxmlformats-officedocument.wordprocessingml.document, 317 Kb)
Source of information SWIM-H2020-SM
Keyword(s) sécheresse
Geographical coverage Jordan,
News date 31/07/2018
Working language(s) ENGLISH , FRENCH