República Árabe Siria (la)

República Árabe Siria (la)

Read more about FAO and the Syria crisisThe Syria crisis continues to drive humanitarian needs. The main driver of food insecurity continues to be population displacement. Despite decreased levels of conflict in many areas, its relenting presence has led to sustained hostilities, protracted displacement, increased returns and persistent erosion of communities’ resilience.

Within the country, where 6.2 million people remain displaced and 1.4 million have returned, resources are increasingly depleted. Externally, the precarious situation continues to propel the largest refugee crisis in the world. Some 5.6 million refugees reside in Turkey, Lebanon, Jordan, Iraq and Egypt, where needs far exceed the resources of host governments and communities. More than eight in 10 people in the Syrian Arab Republic now live below the poverty line.

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 - FAO has designed a comprehensive training programme for the technical staff of the Water Resources Information Center - General Commission for Water Resources in Syria. The programme ...read more
19/11/2020
 - An inauguration ceremony was held to launch a Farmer Field Schools (FFSs) initiative to support Syrians under Temporary Protection (SuTPs), refugees and Turkish citizens improve their ...read more
22/10/2020
 - “The long years of crisis left us poor, we couldn’t afford to buy bread for the family,” said Fiya Hassan, 66, who is a grandmother of ...read more
21/09/2020
 -  The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), in collaboration with the Ministry of Agriculture in Lebanon and the Ministry of Agriculture in Jordan, ...read more
17/09/2020
 - The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), under its Smallholder Support Programme (SSP), will support vulnerable small-scale livestock keepers with an integrated intervention ...read more
15/09/2020
 - FAO’s component of the Global Humanitarian Response Plan for COVID-19 The world is standing on the precipice of the greatest food crisis in generations. Worldwide, people and ...read more
17/08/2020
 - Without an intervention, more animals, which are a source of food and livelihood, will be lost, resulting in increasing rates of food insecurity. After nine years of ...read more
03/08/2020
 - Animals are a source of both a food, and a source of livelihood in the Syrian Arab Republic. Animal health is critical for access to food, and ...read more
09/07/2020
 - To ensure that more children and young people have access to healthy diets, quality learning, skills building, nutrition education and community participation.
01/07/2020
 - Key messages Conflict, displacement, returns, limited livelihood opportunities and a major economic crisis following the collapse of the Syrian Pound are the main drivers of humanitarian need. A ...read more
29/06/2020