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Disaster risk and poverty trends in Jordan, Syria, Yemen: key findings and policy recommendationsSource(s):United Nations Office...national disaster loss databases in three of the project's pilot countries: Jordan, Syria, and Yemen.
...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...
...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...
Report on the consultation on health disaster preparedness, mitigation and response in the Eastern Mediterranean Region, Syria, 2003Source(s):World Health Organization (WHO) Publication date:2003 Number of pages:16 p. The WHO Regional Office...
...a third of that sum has been received so far. Fifty-six percent of funding is for the emergencies in Iraq, South Sudan, Syria and Yemen. World Humanitarian Day is held every 19 August, marking the date in 2003 when UN envoy Sergio Vieira de Mello and...
...national disaster loss databases from the region (i.e.: Comoros, Djibouti, Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, Palestine, Syria, Tunisia and Yemen) including damage and loss data from the previous thirty years. The publication further draws a picture...
...warming. UNDP’s unique capabilities were evident in responses to the many crises which affected our world in 2014. In Syria, UNDP helped to create emergency livelihoods and provide support for essential services to communities affected by the conflict...
...storms in the Asia-Pacific region and ongoing conflicts in Syria and elsewhere are all stark reminders that health and stronger...archipelago in 2013, and ongoing conflict in countries such as Syria and the Central African Republic have all made it plainly clear...
...horrendous killings of Kenji Goto and Haruna Yukawa by Daesh. The Secretary-General and the Prime Minister also discussed Syria, including the upcoming donor conference in Kuwait, as well as Middle East peace and UN reform. Mr. Ban also met with Baldwin...
...after a destructive event. Opening the discussion, Mr. Kurtulmuş noted that a man-made crisis was being promulgated in Syria, with millions displaced within the country and abroad, many of which were being cared for by the Turkish authorities. Long-term...
...a result of natural hazard (Typhoon Haiyan, Philippines), a health emergency (the Ebola outbreak) or armed conflict (in Syria or Central Africa Republic). He welcomed the fact that there were some 30 references to health in the draft post-2015 framework...
...climate change adaptation. Participants also shared experiences of relocation from Pakistan, Latin America and the Caribbean, Syria and other places. AWARD CEREMONIES Film Awards: Veronica Pedrosa, media correspondent, hosted the event and announced the...
...stand side by side with the volunteers risking their lives on a daily basis. We had the same experience in Somalia, Iraq and Syria, among other places," he said. "This is exactly why Turkey worked with many low-income countries very effectively...
...international guidelines for planned relocation; and experiences of relocation from Pakistan, Latin America and the Caribbean, Syria and other places. A summary of Monday’s working sessions is available via the related links below. Tuesday, 17 March...
...Jordan has been facing ongoing refugee influxes from neighboring countries such as Palestine, Iraq, Lebanon, and more recently Syria, over the past decades. Those refugees are the most vulnerable group that would be affected in case a disaster happens and...
...priority crises affecting 70 million people in Liberia, Sierra Leone, Guinea, Central African Republic, South Sudan, Syria and Iraq. By WHO’s count, health is mentioned over 30 times in the Sendai Framework compared with just three references...
...Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Palestine, Syria, Tunisia - Western Balkans: Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina...Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Palestine, Syria and Tunisia) ENI – East (Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus...
...CTA is the Cooperation Partner of TÜV AUSTRIA in Lebanon & Syria Raise awareness on DRR through training, coaching, consulting...Cooperation partners of TUV AUSTRIA in Lebanon & Syria Lecturer at St Joseph University, the American University of...
...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...
...needed for the next epidemic, “wherever it may occur.” The Secretary-General also spotlighted the impacts of war in Syria, Ukraine, Central African Republic, northern Mali and elsewhere, pointing out that several other countries were at risk of...
...Al-Ouda, leader of Conservation Agriculture Programme, Arab Center for the Studies of Arid Zones and Dry Lands (ACSAD), Syria. Dr. Al-Ouda noted that 38% of farmer workers are poor and cannot access training and capacity building in agricultural...
...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...
...where there are violent conflicts, there are water scarcity issues," he said. Water scarcity has been one component driving Syria's civil war, he said. The agricultural sector lacks sufficient water to farm, and a "young generation of unhappy farmers...
...the communities recover. When we are facing demands for humanitarian funding to respond to crises like those playing out in Syria, Iraq, South Sudan and the countries affected by Ebola, it can be easy to de-prioritize funding for emergency preparedness...
...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...
...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...
...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...
...help reduce oil imports. Currently the major olive oil producing countries in the world are Spain, Italy, Greece, Tunisia, Syria and Turkey. Shehbaz Ahmed Warraich, dean of the faculty of crop and food sciences at the University of Arid Agriculture in...
...Arab region to establish a national database for disaster losses. Djibouti, Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, Palestine, Syria, Tunisia, and Yemen are the others. The forum also reviewed Tunisia’s progress against the Hyogo Framework for Action...
...in Europe’s Alpine region and in Austria, Czech Republic, Germany, Poland, and Switzerland. - Israel, Jordan, and Syria were struck by unprecedented snowfall. - Greenhouse gas concentrations in the atmosphere reached record highs. - The global...
...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...
...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...
...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...
...continue to round out the list. The steepest declines in HDI values this year occurred in Central African Republic, Libya and Syria, where ongoing conflict contributed to a drop in incomes. A new index featured this year is the Gender Development Index...
...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...
...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...
...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...
...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...
...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...
...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...
...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...
...The workshop was organized between November 30th and December 5th in Ankara and Istanbul where experts from Palestine, Syria, Jordan, Pakistan, Philippine, Japan, Iran, Algeria and Turkey participated. Palestine was represented by Engineer Ra...
...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...
...past. Wadid Erian, Head of Land Resource Studies, the Arab Center for the Study of Arid Zones and Dry Lands, Damascus, Syria, said that the Centre had introduced satellite imagery to examine transboundary areas and land degradation, among other phenomena...
...growing, Brown said in an interview in London. “I think water is going to be the constraint,” he said. Countries like Syria, Saudi Arabia, Yemen and Iraq have already seen their water availability - and grain production - peak and begin to decline...

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