|Most recent IBA monitoring assessment|
|Year of assessment||Threat score (pressure)||Condition score (state)||Action score (response)|
|2013||very high||not assessed||negligible|
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An isolated haur c.5 km north of the River Euphrates and c.80 km west-north-west of Nasiriya, fed by floodwater from the Euphrates.
The site was listed as a wetland of international importance by Carp (1980), and was considered by Scott and Carp (1982) to be possibly of great importance for wintering waterbirds, but there is no specific ornithological information available.
Non-bird biodiversity: No information available to BirdLife International.
BirdLife International (2018) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Haur Lafta. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 19/12/2018.