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 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 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.
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.
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.
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.