UN: public water in Lebanon could stop pumping in matter of 'weeks'
Lebanon's water sector is on the verge of collapse due to the harrowing economic crisis, the United Nations has warned.
Lebanon is suffering from an acute water shortage. Here, a Lebanese woman walks past canisters used to store water and fuel in front of a shop in the coastal town of Junieh, north of Beirut, on Aug. 11, 2006. - PATRICK BAZ/AFP via Getty Images