Even before the arrival of an estimated 1.3 million refugees, Jordan was one of the most water-scarce countries in the world. In 2014, annual water availability plummeted from 147 cubic metres to 123 cm per person, far below the international water poverty line of 500cm per capital per year. Meanwhile, demand is rising. In the northern
Jordan is facing severe water shortages and as refugee numbers rise, so is demand. The state is enlisting imams to help.