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Drought vulnerability in the Arab region: case study - Drought in Syria, ten years of scarce water (2000-2010)
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Arab States
Arab Center for the Studies of Arid Zones and Dry Lands
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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.
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