Tag: Water Management

17Jul
LSE Conflict Research Programme releases report on Basra water crisis

Below is the Executive Summary of Failing Flows: Water Management in Southern Iraq by Azhar al-Rubaie, Michael Mason, and Zainab Mehd published by the London School of Economics’s…

5Jun
Message from Save the Tigris on World Environment Day

World Environment Day, 5 June, represents a global opportunity to tackle global, transboundary, and local environmental issues. It is an occasion for millions around the world to both…

2Jun
Iraq Faces Harsh Summer of Water Shortages as Turkey and Iran Continue Dam Projects

This article was originally published by The National on 25 May 2021. The original can be found here. By Sinan Mahmoud and Robert Tollast Millions of Iraqis face an intolerably…

17May
Climate Shifts and Rising Demand Leave Turkey Battling Growing Water Stress

by Jennifer Hattam | @TheTurkishLife | Thomson Reuters Foundation Monday, 10 May 2021 Original article here. Population growth, urbanisation, climate change and – critics say – poor water…

17Apr
Call to Stop Dam Construction and Inter-Basin Water Transfer Projects to Save Local Communities and Preserve Ecosystems

Statement on the International Day of Action Against Water Transfer, “Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari Day” By People’s Campaign to Save the Kind Zagros, Iran, 17 April 2021 (28 Farvardin…

15Jun
Multi-Billion Dollar Budget Needed To Keep Iraq’s Water Flowing

Ibrahim Saleh, NIQASH, 14 June 2018 In Baghdad, locals have been fretting about dramatic falls in the level of the Tigris river. The government has a plan. Only…

16Jul
London hosts academic conference on Iraq’s water resources

Concern mounts about the future of Iraq’s water resources, and in an important development Iraqi President Fouad Masoum warned about the deteriorating situation. It is important for Iraq…

22Nov
Environmental and Governmental Organizations Demanding the Revitalization of the Marshlands

 Al-Mada Press, Dhi Qar Environmental and governmental organizations warned on Thursday of the deteriorating environmental situation in the Iraqi Marshes, as a result of the lack of water…

28May
The Euphrates in Crisis: Channels of Cooperation for a Threatened River

Chatham House The Euphrates’ existing resource security challenges have been compounded by upheaval in Syria and Iraq. Without urgent attention, stresses on the river’s resources will add to…

13May
Kurdistan Region of Iraq 2020 – A Vision for the Future: Water and Sanitation for a Growing Economy

Document released by the Iraqi Kurdistan Ministry of Planning, May 2015 Vision: Water security for all, and water and sanitation services that reach every home and supply every industry. Water…

12May
Open Letter to the Iraqi Government, the Kurdistan Regional Government from the Save the Tigris and Iraqi Marshes Campaign

Press Release, May 12, 2015 Iraq faces a growing water emergency. Frequent water shortages, due to chronic mismanagement, have intensified into a complex crisis. Daesh is using Iraq’s…

7Nov
Water: A Defining Issue for Post-2015 Iraq

By Toon Bijnens, ICSSI and Save the Tigris Campaign Following the ICSSI Conference in Oslo (27-29 October 2014) Recently, the following article by South-Asian based journalist Amantha Perera…