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Iran: Drought Appeal No. 19/02 Operations Update No. 3

Launched on 15 July 2002 for CHF 899,000 for 12 months for 65,000 beneficiaries. Disaster Relief Emergency Fund (DREF) Allocated: N/A Period covered: 15 February - 15 July 2003 IN BRIEF Appeal...

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FAO/GIEWS - Foodcrops & Shortages 4/01 - Iran

Flash floods on 10 August 2001 hit the northeastern provinces of Golestan, Khorasan and Semnan, with an estimated 1.2 million people affected in Golestan, the worst affected province. The financial...

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Prolonged drought takes toll on Iranian farmers

Written by Stephanie Kriner, Staff Writer, DisasterRelief.org, with news reports Three years of extreme drought in Iran have dried up rivers, wells and springs, killed livestock and left many farmers...

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Afghanistan + 5 more

UN: FAO on Asian/Middle East drought

By Charles Recknagel Much of Western Asia, Central Asia, and the Middle East is suffering the third year of a continuing drought that is severely reducing many countries' crop yields. RFE/RL...

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Iran braces against water crisis as drought looms large

TEHRAN, Jun 23, 2001 (Xinhua via COMTEX) -- Mother Nature has once again turned her back on Iran as the country gears itself up for another year of crippling drought, with water rationing becoming a...

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Iran: Government seeks to solve shortcomings at bakeries

From RFE/RL Iran Report Volume 4, Number 22 Commerce Minister Mohammad Shariatmadari admitted on 31 May that the Iranian bread industry is facing "serious problems," mainly because bakers are not...

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Iran: 'Not a drop to drink'

From RFE/RL Iran Report Volume 4, Number 20 The drought ravaging Iran is getting worse, and the approaching summer makes it likely the situation will deteriorate further. President Mohammad Khatami...

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Iran braces for third consecutive drought year

With the 2000/01 rainy season nearly over, Iran has announced its third consecutive drought year. Cumulative precipitation graphs for major crop regions in Iran show that precipitation was below...

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Afghanistan + 2 more

Iran: Water that's not wasted is exported

From RFE/RL Iran Report 14 May 2001, Volume 4, Number 19 The Ministry of Energy announced on 27 April that Iran will pump 150 million cubic meters of water to Kuwait in 2001 and it will pump twice...

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Afghanistan + 14 more

WFP Emergency Report No. 18 of 2001

(A) Balkans: (1) Kosovo, (2) Serbia, (3) Montenegro, (4) fYRoM (B) West and Central Asia: (1) Afghanistan, (2) Pakistan, (3) Iran (C) Guinea (D) Southern Africa: (1) Angola, (2) Namibia (E) Horn of...

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Iran: Over-exposed communities face yet another drought

ISLAMABAD, 3 May (IRIN) - Iran was facing its third consecutive year of drought, the effect of which was likely to be "exponential", as many communities, particularly in rural areas, had not yet...

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