The water level in the Euphrates River has fallen by more than five meters. “The collapse of water and food production for millions of Syrians and Iraqis is imminent,” said Karsten Hansen, regional director of the Norwegian Refugee Council.
Since the start of 2020, 700 organized escapes have taken place in the al-Hol camp for families of former iSIS fighters. Smuggling has become big business. The price depends on the number of people, their age and destination.
Al-Hasakah is experiencing a deadly water crisis, the perfect example of what can become of a large number of Arab cities and countries, who are living at the mercy of water from rivers that come from neighboring countries.