Drought-stricken

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  • Drought expected to persist during cold season 2022-12-23 18:47

    Drought expected to persist during cold season

    TEHRAN – No end to the drought is in sight over the cold season, according to a winter forecast by Ahad Vazifeh, head of the national center for drought and crisis management.

  • Water-intensive industries should use wastewater to contain drought 2022/08/13

    By Faranak Bakhtiari

    Water-intensive industries should use wastewater to contain drought

    TEHRAN – In order to prevent soil erosion and water stress, industries should give more attention to watershed management, dredging and runoff control, new irrigation methods, and wastewater treatment.

  • Has Iran entered a 30-year dry spell? 2022-05-16 18:29

    By Faranak Bakhtiari

    Has Iran entered a 30-year dry spell?

    TEHRAN – If the trend of rising temperatures and water consumption continues, the severity and effects of the drought will intensify, Ahad Vazifeh, head of the national center for drought and crisis management has said.

  • IFRC launches emergency plan to counter drought in Iran 2022-03-05 17:08

    IFRC launches emergency plan to counter drought in Iran

    TEHRAN – The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) has launched an emergency appeal to support the Iranian Red Crescent Society (IRCS) in response to drought in the country.

  • From nanotechnology to solar power: solutions to drought 2021-09-05 18:13

    By Faranak Bakhtiari

    From nanotechnology to solar power: solutions to drought

    TEHRAN – While the drought has intensified in Iran and the country is facing water stress, various solutions from the use of solar power plants to the expansion of watershed management and nanotechnology are offered by experts and officials.

  • Tehran to host intl. workshop on space technology for drought, flood 2021-06-23 18:36

    Tehran to host intl. workshop on space technology for drought, flood

    TEHRAN – The International Workshop on the Space Technology Applications for Drought, Flood, and Water Resource Management will be held in Tehran from August 9 to 11.

  • Some $766m proposed to drought management projects 2021-05-10 16:21

    Some $766m proposed to drought management projects

    TEHRAN – A total of 3.2 trillion rials (nearly $766 million at the official rate of 42,000 rials) has been proposed for drought management projects with the priority given to the immediate supply of fresh water in urban areas across the country.

  • Quenching thirst of arid plains or jeopardizing nature? 2020/09/20

    By Faranak Bakhtiari

    Quenching thirst of arid plains or jeopardizing nature?

    TEHRAN – Transferring water from a basin to drought-ridden areas over varying distances is among the plans in Iran to quench the thirst of some provinces, while construction of such tunnels is inherently risky and can result in unpredicted events or irreparable environmental issue.