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Maha Yassin is a Research Fellow at the Clingendael Institute. Her work focuses on awareness-raising via policy research and outreach on climate security nexus in Iraq, and the wider Middle East region. Maha manages the Basra Forum (BF) for Climate, Environment and Security, a network of local environmental, climate and security actors in Iraq. Maha holds an MA in communication studies from Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR), where she focused on researching media framing of environmental activism in Iraq. Prior to becoming a researcher, Maha studied Geology (BSc) with focus on environmental degradation. She worked for a humanitarian disarmament project in the south of Iraq.



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