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Inter-Islamic Network on water Resources Development and Management (INWRDAM)
P.O. Box 1460 Jubieha
||Dr. Murad Jabay Bino
Description: The INWRDAM is body, which belongs to organization of
Islamic conference (OIC) that deals with the advancement of cooperation in water
resources management and its participating states. In cooperation with other
international, regional and national organization, it provides training programs
in the area of water resources management, domestic and industrial wastewater
treatment technologies. It also organizes workshop, seminar and conferences. The
network presents case studies on water conservation, recycling and reuse, and
appropriates treatment methods. The network objective is to facilitate exchange
of information and technology transfer among its member of OIC including west
Format of information: Newsletter, proceedings.
Consulting or support services: Provides fellowship for the training
programs, which offers.
Islamic Development Bank (IDB)
P.O. box 5925
||Mr. Mahoud Al-Koshman
Description: The IDB is a regional development bank for 52 Islamic
countries in Asia an Africa. It is one agency for the organization of the
Islamic conference. The 14 countries of WA are members of the bank. The bank
makes loans and equity investments for the economic and social development of
Islamic countries, provides technical assistance in preparing and execution of
developments and catalyze investment of public and private capital for
development purposes. Most of the Bank’s project include water resources
development, wastewater collection and treatment, and reuse projects. So far the
bank has provides loans to member states of more than 16 Billion US dollars.
Format of information: Technical Bulletins, Studies and projects reports.
Language: English, French and Arabic
Consulting or support services: Respond to requests for assistance in
coordinating development pollicies and planning.
Ministry of Environment
P.O. Box 3773
||Engr. Yahya Aridah
Description: The ministry of environment handles all environmental
matters at the national level. It puts regulations governing house connection,
collection, treatments and disposal of wastewater with the coordination of other
agencies and municipalities. It is responsible for enforcing these regulations.
It works with the Ministry of health, Ministry of housing and utilities and the
department of water management in promoting sustainable reuse of treated
wastewater for irrigation.
Format of information: Progress and monitoring reports.
Consulting or support services: Information about environmental
activities in Syria.
Jordan Environment Society (JES).
AbdulHameed Badies St.
Al Shumeisani, Amman
||962 6 5699844
||962 6 5695857
||Mr. Mahmoud Al Omari
Description: Jordan Environment Society (JES) is an NGO aiming at
environmental protection and pollution prevention. As of October, 2000 the
number of members exceeded 6000 and 70 organization; about 40% of them are
females. The society has 24 branches in major cities of the country. JES main
mission to create public awareness in environmental issues through seminar,
workshops and public hearing. Since 1990, JES in cooperation with GTZ and USAID
has carried out two project; one in environmental awareness issues and the
second project is on water conservation and protection implemented through
Format of Information: Proceedings of seminars, training material,
Languages: Arabic and English
Consultation and support Services: Public awareness, Training and
Ministry of Housing and Utilities Department of Sewerage Management
||Eng. Mahmud Abu Allam; and Eng. Sadeck Abu Watfa
Description: The department of sewerage management of the Ministry of
Housing and utilities serves as a national organization in Syria for planning
and infrastructure development for sewerage systems. It has taken the planning
of construction of 8 treatment plants in Syria. The Department is responsible
for policy, monitoring and training while Municipalities are in charge of operation
and maintenance of sewer network and treatment plants. The department acts as
a national focal point for wastewater management and reuse.
Format of information: Management plan, national guideline.
Consulting or support services: It provides technical assistance to municipalities.