Syrian farmers battle drought

Farmers relying on hand-outs as production sinks due to environmental challenges.

    Climate Change has left farmers in Syria doing something they have never done before - relying on food hand-outs.

    Three years of consecutive drought has led to the country producing less than half of its food needs.

    According to the UN World Food Programme [WFP], about 1.3 million people are severely affected, and 300,000 are in urgent need of help.

    Hoda Abdel-Hamid reports on the people who are losing hope that things will ever return to how they once were.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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