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Environmental Profile for the West Bank Volume 2: Jericho District

Posted in 1995 Publications

The Jericho District Environmental Profile addresses the issues to the major components of the environment in the district and provides data which are helpful for the initiation of projects to rehabilitate environmentally stressed areas and prevent future deterioration.
The profile presents information concerning topography, climate, soil, land use, water resources, agriculture, wastewater and solid waste collection and disposal, pesticide usage and air and noise pollution. In addition, it covers the socio-economic situation in the Jericho district and the existing historical and archeological sites existing in the district and their current status and state of repair. 
 

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