The great flood by Carolyn Drake

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A young Kurdish girl plays with her mother's headscarf in a cemetery, while neighbours in the background walk home from the funeral. Many of the gravestones are camoflauged by the weeds and wheat that have been growing there all summer. Hasankeyf is one of mankind's oldest settlements, but with the construction of the Ilisu Dam on the Tigris River, over 50 villages and several small towns, including Hasankeyf and its historical surroundings, are likely to be flooded in the near future..