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Seasonal Affects on Storage and Handling (economic, social, climate…)

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From <month> to <month>

Storage

Outdoor storage, during harvesting seasons (June & July) of summer crops (Vegetables & Cereals)

 

June to July

Handling

n/an/a

Other

n/an/a

Capacity and Contacts for In-Country Emergency Response

Government

The major natural hazards affecting Syria are drought, flooding and earthquakes. The capacity to deal with natural hazard risk in Syria is still at a fairly low level. In general, Syria is still attempting to put in place basic disaster preparedness functions that are not well developed and need to be strengthened. Also, national planning efforts do not systematically integrate risk reduction concerns into development planning. But although there is awareness of this at the highest political levels, limited national capacity exists to make it happen.

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