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Story Publication logo January 10, 2023

Between Two Rivers: The Iraq Drought

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A man walks through dried fields lined with palm trees in Iraq
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Climate change is changing lives and precipitating a dramatic upheaval in work. Nowhere is this more...

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After her exploration of the impact of water scarcity on rural communities in Iraq in 2021, Susan Schulman follows the journeys of some of the climate-displaced individuals and families as they moved to the cities. Their experiences reveal how their lives and those of the urban communities they have joined are being affected by the economic and social changes imposed by the ongoing drought.

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