Tag: Drought

12Jun
Impoundment of Ilisu Dam Reservoir Has Not Yet Started – Drought in Iraq Has Other Reasons

 Initiative to Keep Hasankeyf Alive Hasankeyf Matters Press statement Impoundment of Ilisu Dam Reservoir has not yet started – Drought in Iraq has other reasons 11.06.2018 On…

5Jun
As Summer Approaches and Ilisu Dam Goes Into Operation, Iraq’s Water Crisis Intensifies

By Toon Bijnens, Save the Tigris and Iraqi Marshes Campaign “Significant quantities of water will continue to flow to Iraq,” the ambassador of Turkey to Iraq, Fatih Yildiz,…

7Dec
Why Iraq Needs Immediate Action on Climate Change

Adnan Abu Zeed / BAGHDAD — Iraq faces many threats to its environment, not the least of which are apathy, a lack of education and a need for…

25Apr
Iraq’s Water Resources are Not for Sale

By Ismaeel Dawood, Save the Tigris Recently a post was published on Facebook by Dr. Hasan-Al-Janaby, an Iraqi academic and expert on water issues, in which he expresses…

29Oct
Results of the review session of Iraq on the Covenant on Social, Economic and Cultural Rights

The Save the Tigris and Iraqi Marshes Campaign presented a shadow report covering the water situation in Iraq as part of the reviewing process of Iraq’s compliance with…

5Jul
Ministerial crisis cell will arive in the Marshes in Dhi Qar next week

Iraqi Media Network News Center (IMN), Baghdad A ministerial crisis cell occupied with the issue of pollution in the Marshes of Southern Iraq announced that it would conduct…

27Aug
Water Scarcity in Iraq: “Our river is becoming a swamp of algae and waste”

Al-Madaa Press / Maysan Translated by ICSSI ِAugust  27 , 2014 Residents of the Al-Majar Al-Kabeer district in the southern province of Maysan, complained on Thursday about water…

17Feb
Overcoming water shortage remains one of Iraq’s main challenges

UNESCO Iraq launches new report to manage drought in Iraq, November 2013 The United Nations’ Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) announced today the launching of the Analysis…