Iraq

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Continuing drought brings food insecurity and a risk for emerging or ongoing conflict in Kenya, Ethiopia and Somalia, as well as Iraq, Iran and Afghanistan, according to a new quarterly update that analyses finds from a global early warning tool.
United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Office - IHE DELFT Institute for Water Education
Sand storm hitting the city of Basra in Iraq, 2022
The Iranian Department of Environment (DOE) will kick off negotiations with Iraq and Syria to launch an action plan for fighting sand and dust storms in the region.
Tehran Times, the
Sand storm hitting the city of Basra in Iraq, 2022
Drought and changing weather patterns feed stronger, longer dust storms, causing damage that costs the region $13 billion a year.
Thomson Reuters Foundation, trust.org

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Cover of the health and climate change country profile Iraq: aerial view of a hilly green landscape
2021
This WHO/EMRO UNFCCC health and climate change country profile for Iraq provides a summary of evidence on climate hazards, health vulnerabilities, health impacts and progress to date in health sector efforts to realize a climate-resilient health system.
World Health Organization United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change
2015
The preparation of this National Progress Report has been undertaken within the framework of the 2013-15 HFA Monitoring and Progress Review process, facilitated by UNISDR and the ISDR partnership.
Ministry of Environment (Iraq)