Terms searched: Iraq
1 Aug 2022 BAGHDAD
Violations over water shares are becoming a nearly daily occurrence throughout Iraq, with claims that provinces are not receiving enough water. The government has not taken enough measures to deter such practices, which has only encouraged violations.
3 Jul 2022 THE HAGUE, Netherlands
With the election of a new parliament and the formation of a new government, the researchers argue, some opportunities are being opened to develop new policies and initiatives in Iraq's water sector.
3 Jul 2022 EDINBURGH, United Kingdom
The de facto political power in the Kurdish region accused Turkey of violating the tripartite agreement among Turkey, Syria and Iraq which determines minimum levels of water flow at the borders. It is considered a means of attack on the Kurdish people.
26 Jun 2022 BAGHDAD, Iraq
Gradual decreases in lake water volume observed but ignored in face of tourist development. Drought fells final blow.
20 Jun 2022 BAGHDAD
Climate change and lack of regional cooperation with respect to water distribution are attributed to the increase in the rate of water level decreases since 2021.
31 May 2022 BAGHDAD, Iraq
Iraq’s Ministry of Water Resources has reiterated its intention to take legal action against Iran over shared watercourses. Iran maintains that a lawsuit is legally irrelevant and that it undermined the good relations between the two countries.
26 Apr 2022 NEW YORK NY, United States
A new research series to inform the UN Security Council (UNSC) on climate-related and development risks in selected countries has launched its summary on Iraq. It highlights the vulnerability of Iraq to the impacts of climate change, its dependency on natural resources, and the environment of conflict, poverty, political instability and corruption.
8 Mar 2022 BASRA, Iraq
Safe water project received funding from EU and UNICEF; 850,000 benefit
15 Nov 2021 BAGHDAD, Iraq
Health, education, and exposure to deadly disease contribute to increased mental health issues. UNICEF calls for urgent investment in water aid, sanitation and hygiene systems, and health and education services.
26 Oct 2021 BAGHDAD, Iraq
The UN Food and Agriculture Organisation (UNFAO),,the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) call for urgent food assistance in face of three-year Iraq drought. Crop reduction impacts.
21 Jan 2021 BAGHDAD, Iraq
The government of Iraq has warned that the country could face a water crisis in the absence of a water quota deal with Turkey, which faces its own water shortage challenges.Media in the region are quoting concerns expressed by Iraq’s water resources minister Medhi Rashid Al-Hamdani in January following recent talks with Turkey on water resources from the Tigris River, one of Iraq’s primary water sources...
3 Jan 2021 BASRA
The Netherlands has committed USD $6.41 million to support UNICEF and The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) to ensure that almost a million residents of Basra governorate have access to safe water. This support for up to 960,000 people comes at a time when less than 11% of Basra's population has access to clean drinking water on site and the majority of households (8 out of 10) only receive 10 hours of water per day in their homes...