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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...
...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...
...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...
...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...
...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...
...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...
...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...
...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...
...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...
...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...
...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...
...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...
...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...
...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.
...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...
...Assessment Report. “Jordan is among the few regional countries to have a systematic data on disaster losses and, along with Syria and Yemen, to hand over reports to the United Nations International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (UNISDR) on the mechanism...
...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...
...reducing crop yields by up to 40 per cent in the Caribbean, or causing total crop failure for 75 per cent of farmers in Syria — there is still no way of globally assessing risk. "It will take probably 8–10 years more work to get a global risk...
...bread and big demands for more water and electricity especially in the northern governorates where the refugees arrive from Syria. He said it was a challenge to focus on more long-term issues around disaster risk reduction in such a context. However...
...Algeria, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Croatia, Egypt, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Montenegro, Morocco, Palestinian Authority, Syria, Tunisia and Turkey (“Partner Countries”). The PPRD South aims to contribute to reinforce the quality of Civil Protection...
...happen again in this country. We know that not only the country but the entire region – Israel, Palestine, Jordan, Lebanon, Syria – is going to witness major earthquakes soon, because the cycle of earthquakes on the major fault line that passes through...
...Republic of Iran, Israel, Italy, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Malta, Morocco, Oman, Portugal, Saudi Arabia, Spain, Sudan, Syria, the Palestinian Authority, Tunisia, Turkey, United Kingdom, United States, and Yemen.
...Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Libyan Arab Jamahiriya, Mauritania, Morocco, the Occupied Palestinian Territory, Tunisia, Syria, and Yemen; the States of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), namely, Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and...
...drawing experts, including a television reporter who covered the deadly Sichuan earthquake of 2008, will be held, while in Syria, the Making Cities Resilient campaign will be launched. In the Asia-Pacific, a drawing competition to commemorate the Day...
...apprehension side by side. Later on, “when the Security Council was too divided to act on the violence and repression in Syria, the Assembly stepped in proactively, and has maintained its vigilance”, he said. “This Assembly has been the venue...
...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...
...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...
...Organization type:Regional Intergovernmental Organization General contact information URL: http://www.acsad.org Address: Syria, Damascus, Arab Center for the Studies of Arid Zones and Dry Lands (ACSAD), P. O. Box: 2440 Postal Code: 2440 City...
...Algeria, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Croatia, Egypt, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Montenegro, Morocco, Palestinian Authority, Syria, Tunisia and Turkey (“Partner Countries”). The PPRD South aims to contribute to reinforce the quality of Civil Protection...
...Lebanon, Malta, Monaco, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russian Federation, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Syria, Turkey, Ukraine, United Kingdom. ** The World Meteorological Organization’s GTS is the communications and data management...
...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...
...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).
...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...

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