Tag: Report

5Jul
New Report by Save the Tigris Reviews the Dam Construction Policies of the Kurdistan Region

According to the UNDP, the water discharge of the Tigris-Euphrates Rivers is set to decrease by 50% between 2009 and 2025. The Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) which governs…

2Jul
A River of Death: How Oil Pollution is Impacting Health and Livelihoods in Conflict-Effected North East Syria

It was a sunny day in March when crude oil began to gush through a tiny village in northeastern Syria. The tar-rich black stream slowly oozed across roads,…

20May
Solidarity in Times of Covid-19: Read the Report of the Mesopotamian Water Forum Virtual Assembly

From 16-17 May 2020 the Virtual Assembly of the Mesopotamian Water Forum took place online. With the world in the grip of the Covid-19 crisis, and the countries…

28Feb
When Canals Run Dry – Displacement Triggered by Water Stress in the South of Iraq

The Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre (IDMC) embarked on a new research programme in December 2018 to investigate internal displacement associated with slow-onset environmental change. Based in Geneva, Switzerland,…

5Apr
New Report addresses pollution of the Tigris River in Baghdad

A new report has been published by Save the Tigris and Iraqi Marshes Campaign on the impact of Tigris River pollution in Baghdad, which is reaching a peak…

28Oct
New Report Highlights the Disastrous Impact of Daryan Dam on Iraq

Statement by the Save the Tigris and Iraqi Marshes Campaign 28 October 2016 The Save the Tigris and Iraqi Marshes Campaign have released a report on the impact…

27Apr
The impact of a possible Mosul Dam failure

A technical report has been released by the Joint Research Centre, the European Commission’s in-house science service, on a possible failure of the Mosul Dam on the Tigris…

27Mar
Ecological Collapse Circumscribes Traditional Women’s Work in Iraq’s Mesopotamian Marshes

Eurekalert “As the land at the heart of the cradle of civilization dries out, an ancient culture is being lost with the unique ecosystem that sustains it.” For…

29Sep
The Threat of Ilisu Dam and the Failure of the Iraqi Government to Protect Iraqi’s Right to Water

Press Statement by “Save the Tigris and Iraqi Marshes Campaign”, attending the Iraqi review by the UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights. Geneva, 28 October 2015…

8Sep
Shadow Report on Ilisu Dam’s Impacts on Human Rights in Iraq, and the Iraqi Government’s Failure to Act (Geneva Meeting)

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

12Dec
Major points from the 2000 Report of the World Commission on Dams

Some see in our scarcity a harbinger of troubled waters to come. They believe water scarcity inevitably locks peoples, regions and nations in a fierce, competitive struggle in…