Press Roundup: 14 – 20 Apr 2019

Sunday 14/04/19

Death toll of Mosul ferry capsize rises to 116, say authorities
NRT

Japan provides support to restore crtical services in Iraq’s newly liberated areas [EN/AR]
Reliefweb

Wasit and Maysan are most affected by torrents and the Iraqi Red Crescent mobilizes its relief teams to provide shelter, food and relief assistance.
Iraqi Red Crescent Society

Monday 15/04/19

Iraq gets 1200+ M/W due to increasing water storage
Iraq Tradelink News Agency

Iraqi ministers vow more services in Kirkuk visit with acting governor
Rudaw

Increasing the number of affected families due to the torrents to more than 4700 families.
Iraqi Red Crescent Society

Tuesday 16/04/19

Dozens of Kurdish farmers protest in Baghdad for wheat harvest payments
NRT

Glimpse At Some Of The Liberated Areas Of Iraq
Musings on Iraq – Joel Wing

Iran cuts oil output in some areas to save flood-hit people
WebWire

UK announces £1 billion in support for British firms investing in Iraq
NRT

We need $40m to repair Region’s bridges: Housing and Construction Minister
NRT

Wednesday 17/04/19

Kurdish farmers gather outside palace to voice concerns to President Salih
NRT

OPINION: What More Than 150 Members Of ISIS Taught Us About Water Security
The Daily Caller – Anne Speckhard & Ardian Shajkovci

Water is Under Assault in Mesopotamia
Mesopotamian Water Forum

Thursday 18/04/19

Hydroelectric power generation sets new record
Daily Sabah 

Iraq – Floods: Update No. 3 (as of 18 April 2019)
UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs

Iraq Govt Not Dealing With Declining Farming And Environmental Problems Threatening Food Security
Musings on Iraq – Joel Wing

Mosul Dam reinforcement ongoing as water reaches 30-year high
Rudaw

Friday 19/04/19

Sulaimani snuffs out black smoke of 14 illegal refineries
Rudaw – Saman Basharati

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