Amuda (Amûdê / Amouda)

Amuda (Arabic: عامودا‎, translit. ‘Āmūdā, Kurdish: Amûdê‎, Classical Syriac: ܥܐܡܘܕܐ‎) is a small city in the Qamişlo Canton, in the Jazira Region of the Democratic Federation of Northern Syria.

Amuda lies close to the border with Turkey.

 

Women’s Economy Strengthened through Co-operatives in Cizire

Women's movement Kongreya Star is a motor for the development of women's cooperation and the economic independence of women in North and East Syria.

The Ecology of War

The ideology of the Kurdish liberation movement contemplates ecologism as one of its fundamental pillars. Even so, owing to nine years of war, barriers remain to its implementation.

Water Crisis Continues in Northeast Syria Despite Partially Restored Flow

Turkey has reduced the flow of water from the Euphrates River into northeast Syria, while its proxies have cut the flow of water from the Allouk water station, depriving hundreds of thousands of people of access to clean water. In addition, the reduced water flow has caused electricity shortages in a region dependent on electricity generated by the Tabqa dam.

Interview: “When COVID-19 does arrive, these water cuts will kill people” – Sara Montinaro from Kurdish Red Crescent

Sara Montinaro, project manager at Kurdish Red Crescent, explains the water situation in Heseke after the latest cut-off of Allouk water station which is under Turkish occupation. She was interviewed on 11 July 2020.

The Autonomous Administration of North and East Syria is taking measures to contain the economic crisis

Qamishlo residents expressed their satisfaction with the measures of the Autonomous Administration with regard to the living reality, which is considered a temporary remedy to contain the economic crisis in the regions of northeast of Syria. The economist Aladdin Farhan described these measures as "positive", indicating that these steps will be a success by studying them more deeply.