Al-Shaddadah or Sheddadi (Arabic: الشدادي, Kurdish: Şeddadê) is in the Al-Hasakah Canton, in the Jazira Region of the Democratic Federation of Northern Syria.
The city was captured by Al Nusra in 2013, and was later a stronghold of Daesh (ISIS / ISIL). It was liberated by the Syrian Democratic Forces on 19 February, 2016.
At the time of the 2004 census, al-Shaddadah had a population of 15,806.
Co-chair of the Municipalities and Local Administration Board in the Jazira region, northeast Syria, Suleiman Arab, said, they have reached the final stages of the project of drawing the Euphrates River water from Deir ez-Zor to Hasakah.
The Turkish state uses water as a weapon against the population in North and East Syria.
Recently, the countryside of Hasakah, northeast Syria, has seen an increasing demand on installing solar panels amid continuous power outage.
In light of the conditions that Syria is currently facing, water has been cut off from North-east Syria and Iraq, and a policy is being pursued to starve and dehydrate millions of innocent civilians. This is not only happening on top of the current political conflicts in the region and its associated inhospitable living conditions but amidst the corona pandemic – all of which is taking place in front of the international community.
Co-operatives affiliated to the Women’s Economy Committee launched ‘Gula Buhare’ project in which 25 women will work.
Şeddadê District Women’s Economy Committee provides employment opportunities for women with economic difficulties, unemployed or trapped in the home, in the Al-Hasakah (Hesekê) canton of North East Syria. Developing new projects to integrate women into economical life, the committee also continues to support ongoing projects of women. The committee previously founded a bakery in the
Fahed Khedair, an official in Shaddadi City Council’s Economic Committee, said on Sunday that they had obtained approval to increase the quantities of flour in bakeries in order to solve a bread shortage.
Considering the shortage of bread around the villages of Sheddadi, the Committee of Co-operative Societies in Hasakah has opened Erisa Bakery Co-operative in the village of Attala, 10 kilometres north of Sheddadi.
The House of Co-operatives in Sheddadi has been working on many projects that aim to improve the economy in and around the city.