Iraq’s extreme heat and water shortages – BBC News

Iraq is one of the most climate-vulnerable places on Earth.

This summer, Sheikh Kezem Al-Kaabi fights to continue farming his ancestral land despite extreme heat and worsening water shortages.

In Baghdad, traffic cop Sa’ad Saddam Abdulhasan is responsible for one of the city’s busiest intersections. He keeps the city moving, but that means working in 50C heat.

BBC Life at 50C investigates how extreme heat is affecting lives across the world.

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