Syria Food Security Quarterly Update (April-June 2017)

Syria Food Security Quarte

During the second quarter of 2017, conflict continued to impact food security in Syria through high market prices of basic food items and fuel, large ...

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Wheat-to-Bread Infrastructure in Southern Syria Report

Wheat-to-Bread Infrastruct

Completed in May 2017, the survey aimed to map the existing wheat-to-bread infrastructure in southern Syria for the purpose of understanding where the...

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Agrometeorological Monitoring Bulletin in Syria - May 2017

Agrometeorological Monitor

The total amount of rainfall in May 2017 was below average compared to the May long-term average (LTA) of 2001-2016 in parts of northern governorates ...

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Market System Analysis in the Syria Sub-Region

Market System Analysis in

In the last quarter of 2016, RFSAN conducted a regional mapping exercise of market system and value chain analysis work (particularly agricultural mar...

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Middle East Rainfall Anomaly December 2016

Middle East Rainfall Anoma

Rainfall in December 2016 was analyzed and compared with the rainfall levels of the same period last year and the long-term average (last 15 years).

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Syria Food Security Quarterly Update (January - March 2017)

Syria Food Security Quarte

In the first quarter of 2017, ongoing conflict continued to impact food security in Syria through higher market prices, reduced access to water and ba...

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Agrometeorological Monitoring Bulletin in Syria - April 2017

Agrometeorological Monitor

April rainfall totals in Syria were largely above average to average compared to the long-term average (LTA) of 2001-2016. However, below average prec...

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Agrometeorological Monitoring Bulletin in Syria - March 2017

Agrometeorological Monitor

In most parts of Syria, March rainfall totals were average to above average compared with the longitudinal average of March over the past 16 years. Be...

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Regional mapping exercise of value chain analysis of agricultural commodities

Regional mapping exercise

Markets systems are critical to the lives and livelihoods of people, both in stable and in crisisaffected contexts. They play a vital role in meeting ...

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Agrometeorological Monitoring Bulletin in Syria - February 2017

Agrometeorological Monitor

The rainfall totals in January-February 2017 were below the long-term average (LTA) of the past 16 years across much of Syria, except governorates suc...

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Agricultural Stress Index in Syria - January 2017

Agricultural Stress Index

In January, most farmers would have finished planting of rainfed wheat and barley, while the planting of winter vegetables would still be ongoing. Des...

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Agrometeorological Monitoring Bulletin in Syria - January 2017

Agrometeorological Monitor

Precipitation during January 2017 was analysed and compared with the longitudinal average for January over the past 16 years. Rainfall totals in Janua...

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Agricultural Stress Index in Syria - December 2016

Agricultural Stress Index

As can be seen from the ASI for December 2016, planting is still ongoing for winter crops (mainly barley, wheat and winter vegetables), and signs of h...

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Syria Food Security Quarterly Update (October - December 2016)

Syria Food Security Quarte

High-intensity conflict remains the key trigger for food insecurity in Syria, causing displacements, inflation and high cost of living, eroded purchas...

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Land Cover Mapping/Change Monitoring of Jordan and Syria

Land Cover Mapping/Change

Many approaches exist to measure and monitor the land cover changes of the landscape exploiting the repeatability of the remotely sensed products with...

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Middle East Rainfall Anomaly November 2016

Middle East Rainfall Anoma

Precipitation levels for November 2016 were analysed and compared to levels at the same time the previous year and the long-term average (precipitatio...

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Agricultural Stress Index in Syria - November 2016

Agricultural Stress Index

As can be seen from the ASI for November 2016, planting is ongoing for winter crops (mainly barley, wheat and winter vegetables), and early signs of h...

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Syria Food Security and Livelihoods Assessment

Syria Food Security and Li

Funded by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations, the 2016 Food Security and Livelihoods Assessment (FSLA) was conducted by...

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Food Security and Livelihood Assessment in Syria - Brochure

Food Security and Liveliho

With support from the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and RFSAN, the Whole of Syria Food Security Cluster conducted a Fo...

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Middle East Rainfall Anomaly October 2016

Middle East Rainfall Anoma

Drought is generally considered an extended period (season, year or several years) of deficient precipitation compared to the long-term average for an...

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Agricultural Stress Index in Syria - October 2016

Agricultural Stress Index

As can be seen from the ASI for October, 2016, planting has begun for winter crops (mainly barley, wheat and winter vegetables), and early signs of gr...

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Conflict, Cropland and Food Prices - September 2016

Conflict, Cropland and Foo

The conflict map below shows the density of security incidents observed between 02 May 2016 through September 2016 (with over 5,500 events recorded). ...

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Whole of Syria Food Security Cluster Mid-Year Report

Whole of Syria Food Securi

RFSAN has supported the Whole of Syria Food Security Cluster with the creation of this report. These are the main findings as identified by the Cluste...

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Agro-Meteorological Indicators May 2016 (NO PDF)

Agro-Meteorological Indica

The results of the rainfall, NDVI and temperatures analysis – all considered in FAO’s Agricultural Stress Index – show that May has been used for harv...

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Agricultural Stress Index - May 2016

Agricultural Stress Index

The Agriculture Stress Index (ASI) helps show how ‘stressed’ crop areas are by combining vegetation condition and temperature variables. The compiled ...

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Azaz Town Map

Azaz Town Map

Based of the recent events in the town of Azaz, RFSAN decided to generate a map of the town. The map is free for downloading and can be printed on an ...

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Middle East Rainfall Anomaly May 2016

Middle East Rainfall Anoma

Drought is generally considered an extended period (season, year or several years) of de cient precipitation compared to the long-term average for an ...

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Conflict, Cropland and Food Prices

Conflict, Cropland and Foo

The conflict maps shows the density of security incidents observed between October 2015 and April, 2016 (with over 8,000 events recorded). The number ...

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NDVI Anomaly 21-31 May 2016

NDVI Anomaly 21-31 May 201

Precipitation has been below the long term average over Syria for the months of March, April and May (2016). Also, higher temperatures have been obser...

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NDVI Anomaly 10-20 May 2016

NDVI Anomaly 10-20 May 201

Precipitation has been below the long term average over Syria for the months of March, April and May (2016). Also, higher temperatures have been obser...

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NDVI Anomaly 1-10 May 2016

NDVI Anomaly 1-10 May 2016

Precipitation has been below the long term average over Syria for the months of March, April and May (2016). Also, higher temperatures have been obser...

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NDVI Anomaly 21 - 30 April 2016

NDVI Anomaly 21 - 30 April

Temperature conditions have remained hotter than average across the region for February, March and April, 2016, and medium term Forecasts by the World...

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Agro-Meteorological Indicators April 2016

Agro-Meteorological Indica

Temperature conditions have been hotter than average across the region for February, March and April, 2016, and medium term Forecasts by the World Met...

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Middle East Rainfall Anomaly April 2016

Middle East Rainfall Anoma

Drought is generally considered an extended period (season, year or several years) of deficient precipitation compared to the long-term average for an...

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NDVI Anomaly 21-31 March 2016

NDVI Anomaly 21-31 March 2

Temperature conditions continue to be hotter than average across the region for February and March, 2016, and medium term Forecasts by the World Meteo...

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Agricultural Stress Index - April 2016

Agricultural Stress Index

The Agriculture Stress Index (ASI) helps show how ‘stressed’ crop areas are by combining vegetation condition and temperature variables. The compiled ...

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NDVI Anomaly 11 - 20 April 2016

NDVI Anomaly 11 - 20 April

Temperature conditions have remained hotter than average across the region for February, March and April, 2016, and medium term Forecasts by the World...

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NDVI Anomaly 01 - 10 April 2016

NDVI Anomaly 01 - 10 April

Temperature conditions continue to be hotter than average across the region for February and March, 2016, and medium term Forecasts by the World Meteo...

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Syria Agrometeorological Indicators March 2016

Syria Agrometeorological I

Temperature conditions have been hotter than average across the region for February and March, 2016, and medium term Forecasts by the World Meteorolog...

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Interactive Topographic Map of Syria

Interactive Topographic Ma

Interactive Topographic Map of Syria.

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Middle East Rainfall Anomaly March 2016

Middle East Rainfall Anoma

Drought is generally considered an extended period (season, year or several years) of deficient precipitation compared to the long-term average for an...

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NDVI Anomaly 3-10 March 2016

NDVI Anomaly 3-10 March 20

Temperature conditions have been hotter than average across the region for February and March, 2016, and medium term Forecasts by the World Meteorolog...

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NDVI Anomaly 10-20 March 2016

NDVI Anomaly 10-20 March 2

Temperature conditions have been hotter than average across the region for February and March, 2016, and medium term Forecasts by the World Meteorolog...

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Price Monitoring Methodology Summary

Price Monitoring Methodolo

This infograph outlines the methodology for the collation and visualisation of price monitoring data collected in Syria.

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Regional Snow Cover (Dec 2015 - Feb 2016)

Regional Snow Cover (Dec 2

Regional Snow Cover (Dec 2015 - Feb 2016)

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Middle East Rainfall Anomaly - February 2016 (NO PDF)

Middle East Rainfall Anoma

Following reports that rainfall levels in the Middle East were lower than normal, precipitation levels from February 2016 were analysed and compare...

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Syria Agricultural Production and Cross-Border Trade Study Roundtable Policy Discussions Report

Syria Agricultural Product

The Regional Food Security Analysis Network (RFSAN) Programme is funded by USAID and FAO and jointly implemented by FAO and iMMAP in order to provide ...

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Regional Snow Cover (Nov 2015 - Jan 2016)

Regional Snow Cover (Nov 2

Regional Snow Cover (Nove 2015 - Jan 2016)

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FSLA South Brochure

FSLA South Brochure

In August 2015, FAO, CARE, NRC and their local partners inside Syria ran an assessment in order to collect information on the food security and liveli...

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Syria Market Maps

Syria Market Maps

In collaboration with CARE and NRC, RFSAN supported the Emergency Market Monitoring Assessment (EMMA) with visualization of the market situation in th...

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East Dara Calendar - Roots & Tubers, Fruits and Vegetables (NO PDF)

East Dara Calendar - Roots

In August and September 2015, CARE conducted a livelihoods assessment in opposition-held areas of Dar’a and Quneitra governorates to inform the develo...

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Quneitra Calendar - Roots & Tubers, Fruits and Vegetables (NO PDF)

Quneitra Calendar - Roots

In August and September 2015, CARE conducted a livelihoods assessment in opposition-held areas of Dar’a and Quneitra governorates to inform the develo...

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East Dara Calendar - Wheat and Barley (NO PDF)

East Dara Calendar - Wheat

Introduction

In August and September 2015, CARE conducted a livelihoods assessment in opposition-held areas of Dar’a and Quneitra governorates to i...

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Quneitra Calendar - Wheat and Barley (NO PDF)

Quneitra Calendar - Wheat

Introduction

In August and September 2015, CARE conducted a livelihoods assessment in opposition-held areas of Dar’a and Quneitra governorates to i...

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West Dara Calendar - Livestock, Labour and Food prices (No PDF)

West Dara Calendar - Lives

Introduction

In August and September 2015, CARE conducted a livelihoods assessment in opposition-held areas of Dar’a and Quneitra governorates to i...

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West Dara Crop Calendar - Roots and Tubers, Fruits and Vegetables (NO PDF)

West Dara Crop Calendar -

In August and September 2015, CARE conducted a livelihoods assessment in opposition-held areas of Dar’a and Quneitra governorates to inform the develo...

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Quneitra Calendar - Livestock, Labour and Food prices (NO PDF)

Quneitra Calendar - Livest

Introduction

In August and September 2015, CARE conducted a livelihoods assessment in opposition-held areas of Dar’a and Quneitra governorates to i...

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Ramadi Town Map

Ramadi Town Map

An overview map of Ramadi, a city in Iraq that has been heavily affected by the conflict. The map includes the streets and different types of building...

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Fire Maps

Fire Maps

Technical Details

The data shown on this map is the fire location product detected by the Terra and Aqua MODIS satellite sensors. The dataset is de...

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Idlib Town Map

Idlib Town Map

An overview map of Idlib, a city in Syria that has been heavily affected by the war. The map includes the streets and different types of buildings, su...

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Regional Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (NDVI) Anomaly

Regional Normalized Differ

The NDVI is an agricultural monitoring indicator that provides numerical analysis of the health and content of live vegetation based on measuring the ...

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Regional Cropland Intensity

Regional Cropland Intensit

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Regional Dominant Landcover

Regional Dominant Landcove

Regional Dominant Landcover

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Regional Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (NDVI)

Regional Normalized Differ

The NDVI is an agricultural monitoring indicator that provides numerical analysis of the health and content of live vegetation based on measuring the ...

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Regional Livestock Production Systems

Regional Livestock Product

The combination of existing climatic conditions and impact of the crisis have left many of the livestock populations in this region undernourished and...

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Regional Map of Dominant Soils

Regional Map of Dominant S

Given the known environmental and geopolitical constraints faced by the agricultural systems in this region, it becomes especially important to consid...

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