Hasakah (Hesekê / Hesîçe / Al-Hasakah)

Al-Hasakah (Arabic: الحسكة‎, Kurdish: Hesîçe, Syriac: ܚܣܟܗ‎, translit. Ḥasake) also known as Al-Hasakeh, Al-Kasaka, or simply Hasakah, is in the Al-Hasakah Canton, in the Jazira Region of the Democratic Federation of Northern Syria.

Hasakah is among the ten largest cities in Syria. It was recorded as having a population of 188,160 residents in the 2004 census. Its residents include an ethnically diverse population of Kurds, Arabs, Assyrians, and a smaller number of Armenians.

The Khabur River runs through Hasakah.

Water Directorate Begins Alternative Project for Alouk Water Station in Hasakah

The Directorate of Water in Al-Hasakeh canton clarified that Hama project would be the alternative to the Alouk Station, and it would enter service after 29 days with a profusion of 13 cubic meters per hour.

Co-operatives Strengthen Women in Rojava

The Kurdish umbrella organisation Kongreya Star supports various cooperatives in Rojava in which women work autonomously and thus stand up for themselves and the community at the same time. There are now 16 new cooperatives in Cizîrê despite the war.

Turkey cuts of water to Heseke. “Without water there is no life”

An interview with Sozdar Ehmed of Heseke water bureau regarding the current water situation in Heseke.

Turkey Turns Off Water to Hesekê

The Turkish army stormed the Elok waterworks east of Serêkaniyê, chased away the workers and shut down the plant. The plant represents one of the most important water supply lines for the canton of Hesekê.

“Better a hard life in camp than the Turkish occupation”

Almost 7,000 people now live in the Washokani camp, which was built for displaced persons from the Turkish occupation zone. For most of them the difficult conditions are the same. "In any case it is better than a life under occupation", they say.

Centre for Co-operative Societies Starts Cultivation Process in Hasakah

After dissolving the agricultural committees, the Centre for Co-operative Societies has started to cultivate barley in the agricultural lands in the Easter Dam. The co-operative has 340 participants, and the size of the land is 10,366 dunams [decares].

Important Projects for Women’s Economy

The Women’s Committee under the Hesekê Economy Directorate has developed several projects to develop women’s economy in the region.