Disastrous floods after prolonged droughts have challenged Iran

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Heavy rainfall and flooding in late March and early April 2019 affected millions of people in Iran, caused deaths, displacement and catastrophic damage to the infrastructure. This is happening while the country has long suffered from frequent droughts and adaptive management practices are not in place to deal with such fluctuations.


Research areas and keywords

Subject classification (UKÄ) – MANDATORY

  • Other Social Sciences not elsewhere specified


  • water management, climate and environment, historic Kashkan bridge, drought, flood, Iran
Original languageEnglish
Specialist publication or newspaperFUF-bladet
Publication statusPublished - 2019 Jun 17
Publication categoryPopular science