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This paper presents the composite drought indicator (CDI) that Jordanian, Lebanese, Moroccan, and Tunisian government agencies now produce monthly to support operational drought management decision making.
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The Lebanon Country Climate and Development Report (CCDR) aligns the country’s short-term recovery needs with resilient, low-carbon, long-term development
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This seismic risk profile of Lebanon, 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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The Lebanon Forest Note articulates opportunities for supporting the protection and sustainable management of Lebanon’s forest landscapes. This is part of the World Bank's Country Forest Notes series.
Portuguese firefighters extinguish a wildfire outside Guimarães
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Government and community-based organizations responded quickly to Lebanon's wildfire season, joining forces to combat the flames, and often managing to limit the damage and avoid casualties despite the odds being stacked against them
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A Jordanian farmer observes his vegetable garden
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The Middle East, a region already burdened with conflict, displacement, and political turmoil, now faces an additional existential threat: climate change.
American Near East Refugee Aid (Anera)
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The Ministry of Agriculture estimated losses of 40 percent and 20 percent in vegetable and fruit production, respectively, as a result of the heatwave sweeping the country, said Zidan Faour, head of the cooperative for improving agricultural production.
Xinhua News Agency
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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.

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