Syrian Arab Republic

National policies, plans and risk and governance profile(s)

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This seismic risk profile of Syria, produced by the Global Earthquake Model (GEM) Foundation summarizes key metrics of seismic risk, allowing stakeholders in risk management to get an overview of the risk in the country.
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Using novel data sources, this Syria economic monitor analyzes what happens to a conflict-affected economy in the months following a large disaster. Twelve years into a devastating civil war, a one-in-two-century earthquake devastated northwestern Syria.
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Documents and publications
This policy brief details the impact of this natural hazard on Syrians living under Temporary Protection in Türkiye and how it exacerbates their pre-existing precarious living conditions.
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The Syria Rapid Damage and Needs Assessment assesses the impact of the February 2023 Turkiye-Syria earthquakes in the six most affected areas. It provides a preliminary estimate of infrastructure reconstruction and service delivery restoration needs.
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The objective of the assessment is to develop a model-based estimate of the direct physical damages to residential buildings (houses) and non-residential buildings caused by the event, and to evaluate the spatial distribution of damages.
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This policy brief issued by the UN Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA) urges for swift and united action to address the protracted crisis as a result of the 6 February 2023 earthquakes.
Societal drought vulnerability and the Syrian climate-conflict nexus
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This study uses satellite-derived cropland and climate data to study land-use dynamics in relation to drought and conflict in Syria, to show that croplands saw a fast recovery after the 2007–2009 drought.
We fear more war. We fear more drought- How climate and conflict are fragmenting rural Syria
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The report aims to highlight the climate-conflict nexus impact on a more granular level among various rural communities in northeast Syria.

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