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Dust Storm Predicament Persists

Dust Storm Predicament Persists Dust Storm Predicament Persists

More than 57% of the population of 80 million is affected by the impact of dust storms, secretary of the Technology Development Council of Water, Drought, Erosion and Environment said.
Referring to the 10 million hectares of deserts in the country, especially Khuzestan, that are among the major dust hotspots, Nader Qoli Ebrahimi said: “We support use of goods manufactured and technology prvided by domestic companies that help address this issue,” ISNA quoted him as saying.
Affiliated to the Vice Presidency for Science and Technology, the council was established in 2010 to help ease access to new technologies for comprehensive management of watersheds and aquifers and sustainable development of habitats and environmental protection.
It also aims at facilitate access to advanced techniques for wastewater treatment, reducing pollutants in water, soil and air, and acquiring technology for conservation, restoration, development and sustainable use of water. 

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