Details of Disaster Information


Syrian Arab Republic : Drought : 2008/10/1
GLIDE: DR-2008-000174-SYR  DRR & Disaster Information

Duration 2008/10/1
Country
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District
Syrian Arab Republic
Name Drought
Outline Syria is currently experiencing a drought that is by far the worst over the past four decades. The Syrian Government estimates that 200,000 families (up to one million people) have suffered direct severe impact of the drought.

Summary
Human Impact Physical Impact Others

Related Links
Report/Articles
  • OCHA ReliefWeb 2008/09/29
    The lack of water and irregular rains over the past months has severely threatened the food security of farmers and herders in the affected zones and seriously endangered their livelihoods and nutritional status.