Wednesday, September 30, 2009

SYRIA: Drought is driving farmers to the cities

The middle east is facing a serious drought. IRIN, the media outlet of the UN's Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs says that in Syria, Drought is driving farmers to the cities. The cities of Syria are already o

Perhaps its not a loss of food security that will be how droughts and climate change affect countries. Perhaps it will instead be the gradual end of rural livelihoods as their income literally dries up. In this case we see climate-induced migration, but its within countries.

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