A Case Study by Ziltek: Kuwait Environmental Remediation Program | ALGA
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The Kuwait Environmental Remediation Program (KERP) is a significant initiative led by the United Nations Compensation Commission (UNCC), Kuwait National Focal Point (KNFP) and Kuwait Oil Company (KOC) to address the extensive environmental damage resulting from the Gulf War. The conflict left Kuwait's landscape heavily contaminated with oil, including wet and dry oil lakes, contaminated soil, and sludge, affecting an area of 114 square kilometres. This program, the largest of its kind, aims to remediate and restore the affected areas, focusing on both environmental and socio-economic rehabilitation.

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Article Published on 31/05/2024

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