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Programme coordinator DRR & DR, Syria Note: This position is listed for reference...position will be filled under Caritas Syria umbrella as Capacity building / PCM / M&E / finance advisor to Caritas Syria Primary Function (50%): Manages and...
...associate - strengthening capacity development for DRM - Syria Note: This position is listed for reference purposes...Source(s):United Nations Development Programme - Syria (UNDP Syria) Closing date:19 Jan 2011 Location:Syrian Arab...
International day for disaster reduction - Aleppo, Syria Type:Meeting or Conference Date:13 Oct 2010 Location...Administration United Nations Development Programme - Syria (UNDP Syria) Other organizer:United Nations Office for Disaster...
...on urban risk reduction in Arab States, Damascus, Syria, November 2009: consolidated workshop proceedings...Administration; United Nations Development Programme - Syria (UNDP Syria) Publication date:2009 Number of pages:1 p. and...
United Nations Development Programme - Syria (UNDP Syria) Organization type:UN & International Organization General contact information URL: http://www.nurc-sy.org Address: Mazzeh, West villas Ghizzawi street No. 8, Building No...
...Drought vulnerability in the Arab region: case study - Drought in Syria, ten years of scarce water (2000-2010) Source(s):United...drought is of about 38.09 million. The report focuses on Syria, considered one of the most economically affected countries...
Syria: A presidential decree establishes a Fund for mitigating the impact of drought and natural disasters on agricultural production...
Report on the consultation on health disaster preparedness, mitigation and response in the Eastern Mediterranean Region, Syria, 2003 Source(s):World Health Organization (WHO) Publication date:2003 Number of pages:16 p. The WHO Regional Office...
...Lebanon and a large urban population in Syria live within 50km of a fault line. Increasing...years has increased vulnerability. In Syria, for example, an estimated one million...a 2010 drought vulnerability report on Syria. Tracking disaster losses Syria, along...
...for displaced in neighbouring countries (Syria, Jordan, Egypt and Lebanon) with the...displaced Iraqis in neighbouring countries (Syria, Jordan, Egypt and Lebanon) through...three countries (Jordan, Lebanon and Syria) in addition to negotiating with donors...
...with missions to various locations: Syria, Algeria, Egypt, Morocco...) Job...in priority Algeria, Morocco, Egypt, Syria and Tunisia. Duration of the consultancy...construction and buildings in Algeria and Syria; - Promotion of Energy Efficiency Appliance...
...impact of climate change is also felt. “Syria, for example, was severely affected by...progress Only Bahrain, Egypt, Jordan, Syria and Yemen have been monitoring closely...coordination mechanisms, whilst Jordan, Syria and Yemen have been working with the UN Development...
...research station and headquarters in Aleppo, Syria, and a staff of over 500 scientists and...capabilities would be an advantage. Living in Syria ICARDA's headquarters is situated 30 km south of Aleppo, Syria's second largest city. In addition to...
...areas." North Africa and Middle East Syria in the Middle East and Morocco in North...food price shocks, though in the case of Syria, internal conflict and consequences of...deteriorate. There is great uncertainty over how Syria's wheat crop will fare because of the...
...region. A recent multi-year drought in Syria is estimated to have led to the migration...household incomes of about 7 percent in Syria and Tunisia, the report indicates. Yemen...the impact of the ongoing conflict in Syria would likely add greater welfare losses...
...conflicts such as those occurring now in Syria or Mali do not wreck collections. Plant...create a "firmer financial footing". SYRIA, MALI Officials recently had to transport seeds from a CGIAR facility in Aleppo, Syria. "The last samples were put on a truck...
...Djibouti, Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon Morocco, Syria and Yemen. “The importance of evidence in...Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, Syria and Yemen. As a result, in 2011, three disaster...Mauritania, Morocco, Palestine, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, Yemen and the United Arab Emirates...
...now focussed on the needs of children in Syria.” Dr Gillespie said what children had witnessed during Syria’s almost two-year conflict was disturbing...counselling. “Workers in camps outside of Syria tell us children are acting out violence...
...emergencies, whether it be civil conflict in Syria or a “complex” disaster like Japan...attention to the impact on urban areas of Syria’s ongoing fighting, which the...government is a combatant in conflict, as in Syria. Cluster chaos. According to URD...
...of humanitarian principle - like access in Syria. It depends on the context, says von Meirop: in a Syria-type context where the government is a party...improve our security management systems.” Syria is a "watershed moment" said von Meirop...
...productivity" to "water productivity", writes Theib Oweis, of the Syria-based International Center for Agricultural Research in the...countries like Qatar, Jordan, Nigeria, Kenya, Sudan and Syria, and trying to develop coping strategies along the way. Drylands...
...the (GFDRR) Main host:Ministry of Local Administration Other host:United Nations Development Programme - Syria (UNDP Syria) Description Since the adoption of the Hyogo Framework for Action in 2005, greater awareness of the importance...
...Algeria, Egypt, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Occupied Palestinian Territory, Syria*, and Tunisia. * Cooperation with Syria is temporarily suspended until further notice from the European Commission The overall objective of...
...reduction. During a special session municipalities will be able to sign-up to the campaign. Syria On the International Day for Disaster Reduction, Syria is planning to organise a national launch of the campaign in Aleppo. The campaign champion...
...Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Sudan, Suriname, Swaziland, Syria, Tunisia, United Arab Emirates, Venezuela, Yemen, Zambia...South Africa, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Suriname, Swaziland, Syria, Tajikistan, Thailand, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Uganda...
...Syrian Arab Republic Telephone: +963 112129702 Email: Chife-editor@sana-syria.com The Syrian Arab News Agency (SANA) is the national official news agency in Syria. It was established in 1965. It is linked to the Ministry of Information...
...including Djibouti, Somalia, Sudan, Yemen, Lebanon, Iraq and Syria is significantly hampered due to frequent and large scale disasters...programmes in Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, Somalia, Syria and Yemen. “Through these projects, UNDP country offices...
...his country intends to put more pressure on the Government of Syria, along with the international community, and extend humanitarian...More than 18,000 people, mostly civilians, have died in Syria since the uprising against the regime of President Bashar al-Assad...
...related to the integration of DRR into the DPMAs process in Syria”. Moreover, it focuses on the existing polices with their...possible ways to improve the knowledge base for these policies in Syria and similar worldwide countries. Due to the lack of such important...
...East. According to our own research, a prolonged drought in Syria from 2006-2011, part of a drying trend likely associated...climate change, contributed to the decimation of nearly 75% of Syria’s crops. It’s the people, stupid In conclusion, the...
...before it is adopted and this is a priority. Lebanon continues to face several ongoing challenges: the conflict in neighbouring Syria, its spillover into Lebanon and associated influx of refugees, the lack of agreement to form a national government, internal...
...Bahrain, Comoros, Djibouti, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, Oman, the occupied territories of Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, Tunis, United Arab Emirates, and Yemen.
...occur again. The media and humanitarian organisations have long since shifted focus to other international issues in Egypt, Syria and Mali, but Practical Action is continuing to honour a commitment to using appropriate technology to help people escape poverty...
...and Tobago, Guardian Media Limited Those caught in conflict and natural disasters are part of growing trend exemplified by Syria, South Sudan and the Philippines, wites David Milband, president and CEO of International Rescue Committee, for the Guardian...
...constituency he represents across the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) is one which is suffering badly at the moment. In just Syria alone, over four million children are affected by conflict. Drought, poor access to nutritious food, education and health...
...Algeria, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Croatia, Egypt, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Montenegro, Morocco, Palestinian Territories, Syria, Tunisia and Turkey prevention, preparedness, response to natural and man-made disasters. Contact: Alessandro Candeloro...
...Israel, Italy, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Malta, Montenegro, Morocco, occupied Palestinian territory, Slovenia, Spain, Syria, Tunisia and Turkey). Some 210 destructive flood events struck the 22 countries during the past 20 years affecting 3,220...
...December, killing at least 10 people and producing total combined economic losses of around USD500 million. Israel, Egypt, Syria, Jordan, Lebanon, the Palestinian Territories, and Cyprus were all affected. Some of the worst flooding in 90 years affected...
...preparedness and management in the region. ‘Alexa’ affected several states, including Lebanon, Jordan, Palestine and Syria, causing evacuations, blackouts, damage to thousands of homes, road closures, and livestock losses. Snow fell in the Egyptian...
...Author(s):Bazza, Mohamed Number of pages:12 p. Expert Consultation and Workshop on Drought Preparedness and Mitigation in the Near East and the Mediterranean organized by FAO/RNE, ICARDA and EU, Aleppo, Syria, 27-31 May 2001.
...that broader needs and vulnerabilities are considered in programme design. Capacity building of partner National Societies in Syria, Nepal, Uganda, Sierra Leone and Liberia, plus six UK Overseas Territories, to support them to be better prepared for effective...
...Algeria, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Croatia, Egypt, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Montenegro, Morocco, Palestinian Territories, Syria, Tunisia and Turkey, The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies and the UN agencies working with...
...She gave as an example the decisions on managing the Syrian crisis. Georgieva said that in July 2013, she had proposed that a Syria package of funding would include humanitarian aid, but also development aid and funding from the EU neighbourhood policy in a...
...has been diverting the Tigris and Euphrates rivers and increasing water stress in the already-volatile states of Iraq and Syria. It has been claimed for decades that a confluence of factors, including water scarcity, societal unrest, and strategic maneuvering...
...Mediterranean is marked by such disasters. To quote just the most disrupting ones, it is recorded that in May 526 an earthquake hit Syria and Antioch in the Byzantine Empire and killed about 250,000 people. The Golan earthquake of 749 completely destroyed the...
...second. Global humanitarian aid swelled to $22 billion in 2013, prompted by Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines and conflicts in Syria, South Sudan and elsewhere. Per capita, it is thought that the people of Luxembourg are the most charitable in their commitment...
...of the General Assembly of the Arab Towns Organization. City representatives from the campaign participating cities Aleppo (Syria), Amman (Jordan) and Tripoli (Lebanon) together with UNHABITAT Kuwait will discuss the relevance of the campaign for making...
...ensure enabling environments to cope with climate change impacts. The conference was held in Amman, Jordan from 1-4 Feb 2010 and organised by the Syria-based International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas (ICARDA).
...Lebanon, in July for 30 journalists from broadcast and print media. Journalists from Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Palestine and Syria attending media training in Geneva prior to this year’s Global Platform on Disaster Risk Reduction and stayed on to cover...
...studies from all over the Mediterranean (and a bit beyond), which include: - Water law in Mediterranean countries (Jordan, Syria, Lebanon, Israel, and the Occupied Palestinian Territories) - Perception of risks and socio-institutional changes in the...

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