Syria has witnessed terrible violence since March 2011, when a popular protest in the city of Dera’a sparked the start of the conflict. Unrest spread quickly throughout Syria, and continued to escalate into what is said to be the worst humanitarian crisis the world has seen in nearly two decades.
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September 2, 2014 — Water loss has become an even greater challenge for public utilities throughout the region due to climate change, which threatens natural water supplies and increases the cost of new water resources.Read More »
June 3, 2014 — World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim today told an audience of students and policymakers that it was time to “prepare for peace” in Syria and surrounding countries, citing similar efforts that began 70 years ago before the end of World War II.Read More »