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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
 - 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
 - The Bedouin community of Umm an-Naser – one of the poorest and most food insecure areas of the Gaza Strip – has been cut off from ...read more
12/06/2014
 - Since March 2011, the conflict in Syria has resulted in massive influxes of refugees across the region, primarily into neighbouring Lebanon, Jordan, Turkey, and Iraq. Lebanon hosts the greatest number: 1.7 million people ...read more
23/05/2014
 - The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) is closely monitoring the impact of the Syria crisis on food security, nutrition, agriculture and livelihoods ...read more
22/05/2014
 - The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) is closely monitoring the impact of the Syria crisis on food security, nutrition, agriculture and livelihoods ...read more
22/05/2014
 - Drought conditions combined with continued conflict are adding pressure to an already dire food security situation in the Syrian Arab Republic, raising the prospect of further severe reductions ...read more
15/05/2014
 - Thanks to funding from the United Kingdom’s Department for International Development (DFID), FAO is assisting 3 000 vulnerable households in Rural Damascus in Syria to restart ...read more
07/04/2014