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.
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.
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.
Since the invading Turkish state and its mercenary allies have interrupted the work of Elûk (Alouk) Water Station many times, serious water problems occur in the region.
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.
Sozda Ahmed is the co-chair of the Water Bureau for Heseke canton. She was interviewed on 8 April 2020.
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.