Nader Al-Khateeb on West Bank Water Security and the Deir Sha'ar Pipeline

Children from Halhul, one of the many cities and communities in the southern West Bank’s Hebron Governorate now experiencing improved water security thanks to the new USAID-funded Deir Sha’ar Pipeline, which began operations in late 2015. Photo credit: Izzeddeen Alkarajeh

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Nader Al-Khateeb is a founding member of the Palestinian Water Authority, who today serves as Palestinian Director for EcoPeace, a regional environmental NGO with offices in the West Bank, Jordan, and Israel. In his recent interview with Global Waters Radio, Al-Khateeb discusses the recent opening of the Deir Sha’ar pipeline, one of USAID’s largest water sector investments in the West Bank in ten years. This podcast was originally published in August 2016.

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Global Waters Radio was a podcast series produced by the Water Team at the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) from 2016 - 2020. The series offered listeners insights from USAID officials, development partners, thought leaders and experts from across the water sector as they discussed USAID water programming and cutting-edge research from around the world.

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Nader Al-Khateeb
Russell Sticklor
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