sand and dust storms (SDSs)

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  • SDSs hit 120 villages in southeastern Iran 2019-01-08 21:27

    SDSs hit 120 villages in southeastern Iran

    TEHRAN – Intense sand and dust storms (SDSs) left 120 villages surrounded by sandy soil in Rigan county located in the southeastern province of Kerman, the region’s governor, Amin Baqeri, said on Monday.

  • ‘Regional cooperation, only way to tackle SDSs’ 2018-11-09 22:41

    ‘Regional cooperation, only way to tackle SDSs’

    TEHRAN – Sand and dust storms (SDSs) severely hitting the southern part of the country posing threat to human and environmental well-being, requires the cooperation of neighboring countries to be tackled, head of the international affairs at the Department of Environment (DOE) has said.

  • SDSs shut down schools in southeastern Iran 2018-10-07 21:43

    SDSs shut down schools in southeastern Iran

    TEHRAN – Huge sand and dust storms (SDSs) led to the closure of schools in Rigan, Kerman and Fahraj counties located in the southeastern province of Kerman, on Sunday.

  • Particulate matters (PM) concentration peaked at 12 times the safe levels in city of Zabol in the southeastern Sistan region on Tuesday morning. 2018-08-09 09:35

    Iran, Iraq, Syria to join hands against SDSs

    TEHRAN — A plan on combating sand and dust storms (SDS) is scheduled to be prepared in a collaborative initiative with three countries of Iran, Iraq and Syria under the auspices of United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in the current Iranian calendar year (ending on March 20, 2019), head of national working group on SDS has said.

  • Plan approved to fight SDSs in Tehran province 2018-08-05 08:42

    Plan approved to fight SDSs in Tehran province

    TEHRAN — A plan to tackle sand and dust storms (SDSs) hitting Tehran province has been approved, said the provincial department of environment’s (DOE) deputy director for technical affairs.

  • Tehran’s DOE drafts plan to fight SDSs 2018-06-30 09:07

    Tehran’s DOE drafts plan to fight SDSs

    TEHRAN – A draft of the plan aimed to combat sand and dust storms (SDSs) hitting Tehran province has been drawn up, the provincial department of environment’s (DOE) deputy director for monitoring pollutants has said.

  • hamoun wetlands 2018-06-11 11:03

    Iran plans to use biotechnology to address SDSs at Hamoun wetland

    TEHRAN -- The threat of sand and dust storms (SDSs) at Hamoun wetland can turn into an opportunity through science and technology solutions, said Mohammad Ali Latifi, the head of biotechnology headquarters at science and technology vice presidency.