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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
 - Lebanon has been severely affected by the Syrian crisis which started more than three years ago. The number of people that sought refuge in the country ...read more
24/02/2014
 - Years of conflict and protracted displacement – compounded by climate change, population growth and widespread unemployment – have made much of Yemen’s population extremely vulnerable. Poverty, ...read more
17/02/2014
 - Animal health services collapsed in Syria in June 2012. Livestock keepers fleeing the conflict in Syria are entering Lebanon with large numbers of unvaccinated sheep, goats ...read more
07/11/2013
 - Proteger y mejorar los medios de subsistencia de las familias agrícolas vulnerables en Cisjordania y la Franja de Gaza mediante la restauración de su capacidad de ...read more
12/08/2013
 - A slideshow of images illustrating the latest emergency projects carried out by FAO in the West Bank & Gaza Strip.
01/08/2013
 - To promote the equal rights, but different needs of women, FAO has been supporting women’s cooperatives that manufacture cottage industry products across the West Bank and ...read more
26/07/2013
 - To protect and improve the livelihoods and food security levels of poor rural families through enhancing rainwater harvesting and management for agricultural purposes and job/income opportunities. ...read more
18/07/2013
 - Following a request to FAO from the Ministry of Agriculture and Agrarian Reform (MAAR) on 27 March 2013, a joint FAO/WFP Crop and Food Security Mission ...read more
05/07/2013
 - Syria's food security situation has significantly deteriorated over the past year and domestic agricultural production will further decline over the next 12 months if the present ...read more
05/07/2013
 -  Recent figures: 6.8 million people in need, including 4.25 million internally displaced; 1.7 million refugees in Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon and Turkey; over 90 000 lives ...read more
05/07/2013