Drought vulnerability in the Arab region: case study - Drought in Syria, ten years of scarce water (2000-2010)

This report addresses drought, which is considered the major disaster occurring in the Arab region, where the total people affected between the years 1970-2009 by drought is of about 38.09 million. The report focuses on Syria, considered one of the most economically affected countries by drought in the region. The case study provides information on historical droughts in the country between 2000-2010, including data on frequency, vulnerabilities and lessons learned with drought impacts.
Date:
2011
Pages:
74 p.
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Keywords

Themes:
Early Warning, Environment, Water, Disaster Risk Management
Hazards:
Drought
Countries:
Syrian Arab Republic
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