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 - Since March 2011, violence in Syria has claimed over 100 000 lives and injured countless civilians.Over 40 percent of the population has fled their homes, including 6.5 million people displaced ...READ MORE
 - Successive wars, civil unrest and years of economic sanctions have stifled agricultural production in Iraq, with farmers facing shortages of quality seeds and fertilizers, and livestock keepers forced to sell ...READ MORE
 - Everyone in the Gaza Strip – nearly 1.8 million people – was affected by the recent excalation in conflict and needs humanitarian aid. This is the third such conflict in six ...read more
23/09/2014
 - Food insecurity An estimated 6.3 million people in Syria are highly vulnerable to food insecurity and in critical need of food and agriculture support. The crisis has ...read more
16/09/2014
 - Every man, woman and child of the Gaza Strip – nearly 1.8 million people – has been directly affected by the recent escalation in conflict and ...read more
12/09/2014
 - FAO is scaling-up critical food and agriculture assistance to highly vulnerable rural households in Iraq thanks to a generous $14.7 million grant from Saudi Arabia. The donation is part ...read more
04/09/2014
 - It took FAO and its partners in Syria nearly three months to complete the distribution of poultry packages in the tormented governorate of Rural Damascus, but ...read more
23/08/2014
 - Ciro Fiorillo, Head of FAO's office in the West Bank and Gaza Strip, in an interview with Sybil Ruscoe of BBC Radio 4 Farming Today podcast regarding agriculture in Gaza. The conflict ...read more
21/08/2014
 - The fighting in Gaza has forced farmers and herders to abandon their lands and has paralysed fishing activities, bringing local food production to a halt and severely affecting ...read more
14/08/2014
 - It took FAO and its partners in Syria nearly three months to complete the distribution of poultry packages in the tormented governorate of Rural Damascus, but ...read more
23/07/2014
 -  More than three years after the start of the crisis in Syria, people are finding it more and more difficult to meet their basic needs. In ...read more
03/07/2014
 - Iraq is facing serious food security concerns following the recent escalation of conflict in a large swath of the country, FAO warned today. Over 1 million ...read more
26/06/2014
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