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2022
This study focuses on the opportunities, challenges and uncertainties resulting from the integration of land use planning into efficient DRR. GIS-based analyses were first conducted on the current land use/land cover of the Assi floodplain in Lebanon.
Sensors (MDPI)
In Lebanon, the International Center for Agricultural Research in Dry Areas (ICARDA) is preserving crops’ genetic diversity and helping breed climate-resilient varieties of seeds.
Mongabay
There’s a misguided belief amongst some that climate change is “coming.” But, ask farmers in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region who are witnessing more frequent droughts, and they will assure you that the change is well and truly here already.
Climatelinks International Water Management Institute
Moroccan farmer overlooking his heard of sheep on his fields.
You don’t need to read the latest reports to know that droughts have increased in frequency and severity over the last decades. Just ask the farmers.
International Water Management Institute
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2021
This country profile for Lebanon provides a summary of available evidence on climate hazards, health vulnerabilities, health impacts and progress to date in health sector efforts to realize a climate-resilient health system.
World Health Organization United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change
Cover of the report: Man herding a small flock of sheep
2022
The MENAdrought project aims to provide tools to anticipate, prepare for and mitigate drought impacts. In Lebanon, technical monitoring and forecasting, an institutional drought framework, and a drought management task force are being developed.
United States Agency for International Development International Water Management Institute
Cover of the report: women working in a field in front of fruit trees
2022
This report summarizes MENAdrought findings on the underlying causes of vulnerability to drought impacts in Lebanon. It serves as a link between the impact assessment and policy planning process.
United States Agency for International Development International Water Management Institute
Had Lebanon’s authorities implemented the provisions of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030 this disaster could have been prevented.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Arab States
2020

The purpose of this paper is to critically assess the operational aspect of pedestrian evacuation models for flash floods mitigation. A number of evacuation models exist in literature, but investigations of their operational aspects and efficient

Budapest University of Technology and Economics
The World Bank and LFF endorsed a US$55 million work plan on key recovery projects on social needs, environment, cultural and building businesses back better in Beirut.
World Bank, the