la República Árabe Siria

la República Árabe Siria

Read more about FAO in emergencies and the Syria crisisThe seven-year Syrian crisis has claimed hundreds of thousands of lives and injured countless civilians. As conflict continues, some 6.3 million people remain displaced inside the country. Another 5 million Syrian refugees are living in Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon and Turkey, where needs far exceed the resources of host governments and communities. The conflict in Syria is compounded by deepening nationwide hunger with more than half the population unable to meet their daily needs due to factors including heavily constrained humanitarian access. As a result of a real or perceived improved security situation in parts of the country and some supply routes opening, trade is slowly recovering throughout Syria, markets are performing better, and more than 470 000 people have returned home since the beginning of 2017.

Yet, the uncertainty of the conflict continues to result in new displacements, with numbers of internally displaced people (IDPs) increasing in seven out of Syria’s 14 governorates. Despite slightly decreasing in parts of the country, high food prices continue to put pressure on families. Food shortages have resulted in people adopting negative coping strategies. For example, some 50 percent of Syrian households have reduced the number of daily meals and more than 30 percent have restricted the consumption of adults to prioritize children ...read more

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 - Extreme weather conditions during Syria's seventh year of conflict has caused domestic cereal production to decline sharply, two UN agencies announced today. Wheat production this year ...read more
09/10/2018
 - Highlights Security has considerably improved in many parts of the Syrian Arab Republic, which is facilitating the return of IDPs to their respective places of origin. Crop production: ...read more
09/10/2018
 - The Syrian Arab Republic featured a first-ever assessment of wheat and barley yields, the nation’s two most important principal cereal crops, using advanced information and communication ...read more
03/10/2018
 - The Early Warning Early Action (EWEA) report on food security and agriculture is developed by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). It ...read more
02/10/2018
 - “It was devastating. All my trees were burned within the blink of an eye,” said Jassem Kafra, 45, an olive farmer from Lattakia governorate. Jassem is ...read more
13/09/2018
 - Fragility has become the reality in several countries of the Middle East and North Africa. Armed conflict and forced displacement are taking an enormous toll on human lives, ...read more
30/08/2018
 - In the context of increasing humanitarian crises, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations and the World Food Programme are committed, alongside Member States, ...read more
22/08/2018
 - “I could not be with my family to comfort them and they couldn’t come to stay with me in Damascus because of transportation and security concerns. ...read more
16/08/2018
 - Las guerras civiles y los conflictos han aumentado de manera considerable durante la última década, lo que ha llevado a revertir recientemente la tendencia constante hacia la reducción ...read more
07/08/2018
 - Un nuevo informe de la FAO lanza la voz de alarma sobre algunas de las crisis en el mundo que sufren mayor carencia de fondos y ...read more
01/08/2018