Iraq is running out of water
ERBIL (Kurdistan 24) – Ali Razi, the spokesperson of the Ministry of Water Resources, announced on Friday that Iraq only restored 12% of it's water resources
Souad Naji Al-Azzawi, Iraqi academic researcher at Colorado School of Mines, has already warned Iraqi officials of the desertification of the country, and anticipated that within 20 years Tigris and Euphrates rivers would be dried up if the issue wouldn’t dealt with seriously.
She has also declared that, building 100 dams by Turkey and cutting water resources by Iran is one of the causes of Iraq’s reduction of water.
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Iraq is ranked the fifth most vulnerable country to the adverse effects of climate change by the United Nations.