“This area was inhabited by over 100 families and the spring you see behind me was sufficient for these families and their livestock and agriculture, for all their needs. But, in the recent past, due to the climate change that has afflicted the area, this well has become dry and its water has decreased.” Issa Alhasanat, an Engineer, walked us through what used to be his village in Alhay, a small area on the outskirts of Petra. Sustained primarily through agriculture and livestock, the village inhabitants slowly migrated to the city as the spring that supplied them fresh water dried up. By the late 90’s the village was gone. All that is left is a slow trickle of water into what used to be the village well and the remnants of homes and once lively marketplace.