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Drought vulnerability in the Arab region: Drought in Syria, ten years of scarce water (2000-2010) case study

Drought vulnerability in the Arab region: Drought in Syria, ten years of scarce water (2000-2010) case study
  • Arab Center for the Studies of Arid Zones and Dry Lands (ACSAD), United Nations International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (UNISDR). 2011
  • This report addresses drought and focuses on Syria, considered one of the most economically affected countries by drought in the region. The case study provides information on historical droughts in the country between 2000-2010, including data on frequency, vulnerabilities and lessons learned with drought impacts.
  • Geographical coverage: Arab countries, Syrian Arab Republic
  • Main themes: Agriculture, Desertification, Drought, Food security
  • Main target audience: Agriculture sector, Land-use planners, Project managers, Project planners, Researchers
  • Main purpose: Assessment
  • Type of resource: Case studies, Indicators, Lessons learned, Scientific paper, Technical report
  • Download file (14.5 MB)
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Published in 2015