Geopolitical Condition for Determinants of the Jordan Water Security

Hasan Abdullah Al-Dajah, Ali Hamdi Abu Saleem


This study aimed at studying the geopolitical condition for the determinants of the Jordan Water security through the following objectives: clearing the effective demographic data on Jordan water security. Disclosing the impact of the Syrian crisis on the Jordan Water Security and recognizing the influence of climate characteristics on Jordan Water Security and clearing the impact of the geopolitical condition on Jordan Water Security. The study had employed the analytical descriptive method…and it concerns with specifying reality and collecting facts about it and analyzing its sides, with what shares in working on developing it. The study deduced results meaning that the geopolitical condition played a role in the lack of water, because of the geographic nature of Jordan, the thing that led to fewness of water resources and increase of population and the flow of the Syrian refugees. It1 appeared clearly that the geopolitical condition plays a significant role in availability or fewness of water for the same source of water. The study deduced a recommendation meaning; working on benefiting from the Jordan geopolitical condition in exploiting the water harvest and the scientific method in water-storing, and the necessity of working with the international organization to guarantee non-influencing the Jordan geopolitical condition and agreement with the states of adjacency on water shares.


Jordan; Geopolitical; Rains evaporation; Syrian refugees; Water security

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