SDSs mitigation plan

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  • Iran, Syria sign MOU to combat SDSs 2022-06-01 18:50

    Iran, Syria sign MOU to combat SDSs

    TEHRAN – Iran and Syria inked a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to curb sand and dust storms (SDSs), ISNA reported.

  • Iran, Iraq seek effective, immediate ways to curb SDSs 2022-05-30 17:10

    Iran, Iraq seek effective, immediate ways to curb SDSs

    TEHRAN – Iranian Department of Environment Chief Ali Salajegheh and Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi discussed effective and immediate ways to control sand and dust storms (SDSs).

  • sand and dust storm 2022-05-29 17:20

    By Faranak Bakhtiari

    Regional diplomacy to tackle SDSs

    TEHRAN – An Iranian delegation, headed by Department of Environment chief Ali Salajegheh, has embarked on a trip to Iraq, Syria, and Kuwait to resolve the problem of sand and dust storms (SDSs).

  • SDSs mitigation requires regional cooperation: expert 2022-05-17 17:58

    SDSs mitigation requires regional cooperation: expert

    TEHRAN – Sand and Dust Storms (SDSs) have increased significantly in recent years as a result of climate change. So, a convention is needed to be set up in the region to come up with a solution, Abdolreza Faraji-Rad, a professor of geopolitics, has said.

  • Two forest parks to be created to help fight SDSs 2022-04-24 17:54

    Two forest parks to be created to help fight SDSs

    TEHRAN – Two forest parks are to be built on the border of Iran and Iraq to counter sand and dust storms (SDSs), Masoud Mansour, head of the Forests, Rangelands, and Watershed Management Organization, has said.

  • Iran surrounded by 270m ha of SDS hotspots 2022-04-15 18:04

    Iran surrounded by 270m ha of SDS hotspots

    TEHRAN – Some 8 large sand and dust storm (SDS) hotspots stretching to 270 million hectares in neighboring and Persian Gulf countries are affecting Iran, Ali Mohammad Tahmasebi, head of the national working group for mitigating SDSs, has said.

  • Tehran to host regional meeting on SDSs 2020-10-04 16:50

    Tehran to host regional meeting on SDSs

    TEHRAN – A meeting will be held in Tehran on Monday with representatives of neighboring countries in attendance to develop a plan for dealing with sand and dust storms (SDSs) in the region.

  • $370m spent to counter SDSs in 3 years 2020-07-06 17:12

    $370m spent to counter SDSs in 3 years

    TEHRAN – Over the past three years, the government has spent about $370 million from the National Development Fund on fighting sand and dust storms (SDSs), Ali Mohammad Tahmasebi, head of the national working group for SDSs mitigation, said.

  • €100m proposed to mitigate SDSs 2019-12-15 19:55

    €100m proposed to mitigate SDSs

    TEHRAN – The national budget bill for the next calendar year (starting on March 20, 2020) has proposed €100 million from National Development Fund to tackle sand and dust storms (SDSs), IRNA reported on Saturday.

  • $20m earmarked to mitigate SDSs in Sistan-Baluchestan 2019-08-17 10:52

    $20m earmarked to mitigate SDSs in Sistan-Baluchestan

    TEHRAN - A total budget of 865 billion (nearly $20.5 million) has been allocated to counter sand and dust storms (SDSs) hitting southeastern province of Sistan-Baluchestan, Ali Mohammad Tahmasebi, head of the national working group for SDSs mitigation, has said.

  • SDSs haunting southeastern Iran, dozens hospitalized 2019-08-10 19:23

    SDSs haunting southeastern Iran, dozens hospitalized

    TEHRAN – Severe sand and dust storms (SDSs) has left 127 patients hospitalized due to respiratory problems in the southeastern province of Sistan-Baluchestan, head of provincial disaster mitigation and management organization has said.

  • 74,000 ha in Tehran prone to raise SDSs 2019-07-07 11:49

    74,000 ha in Tehran prone to raise SDSs

    TEHRAN – Some 74,000 hectares of southern and southwestern part of the capital are prone to give raise to sand and dust storms (SDSs), the provincial Department of Environment chief has stated.

  • New SDSs hotspots result of mud flood in southwestern Iran 2019-04-10 11:48

    Mud left behind after flooding increases risks of SDSs in Khuzestan

    TEHRAN – Ali Moridi, head of soil and water office at the Department of Environment (DOE), warned that the recent flood hitting the southwestern province of Khuzestan carried huge sediment loads which could turn into new sand and dust storm (SDS) hotspots after being dried.