Science Target Conference Systems, Ajman 4th International Environment Conference 2016

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The future impact of water shortage on health and global water resources by using GIS in Erbil Governorate, Kurdistan region, Iraq.
ashna Abdulrahman Kareem

Last modified: 2015-11-19

Abstract


This project investigates the reasons that water shortage affects the region's environment. It attempts to realise how water scarcity is an existing problem to public health, poverty, food security which will have a major impact on people’s lives in the future, and how they use them to manage the problem. The study uses both primary and secondary research. It evaluates previous academic literature and analyses the result of a brief questionnaire of seven questions. The studies uses the GIS to show  The research concludes that all people who participated in this study are aware of the risks of water shortage. It also indicates that most of the participants agree to make efforts and help officials to manage this issue.