The Forgotten South: Food security and livelihoods in Southern Syria (Executive Summary)

CARE, in partnership with the RFSAN/FAO and NRC conducted a livelihoods assessment and an Emergency Market Mapping and Analysis (EMMA) between August and October 2015 in the opposition-held areas of Dar’a and Quneitra governorates.

The Executive Summary outlines the key findings and makes recommendations for supporting the restoration of income-generation for households.

  • Countries: Syrian Arab Republic
  • Co-authors: NRC, FAO, iMMAP, RFSAN
  • Published: February 2016

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