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Iranian MP Sees 3 Ways to Solve Southeast Water Crisis

In the past two decades the part of Helmand River inside Iran is dry for almost 10 months in a year
Iranian MP Sees 3 Ways to Solve Southeast Water Crisis  Iranian MP Sees 3 Ways to Solve Southeast Water Crisis

Deep-sea explorations, curbing evaporation and transferring (desalination) water from the Oman Sea to Sistan-Baluchestan Province are three major strategies to solve the worsening water crisis in the southeast, a Zabol lawmaker said.
“In the past, Hirmand (also known as Helmand) River in Afghanistan, supplied water to the eastern regions. But after building dams over the river, the Kabul government stopped the water flow to Iran,” ICANA quoted Habibollah Dahmardeh as saying.
The outcome was that people in the southeastern regions have been grappling with water and food problems as their livelihood for centuries depended solely on farming and animal husbandry. With long and severe water shortages, unusually large numbers lost their jobs and started migrating to the bigger cities.

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