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2013

Emergency assistance to strengthen veterinary services and animal health in Syria

Syrie

Titre : Emergency assistance to strengthen veterinary services and animal health in Syria

Pays : Syrie
Localisation  : Dara’a, Quneitra, Rural Damascus and Sweida governorates

Code du projet : OSRO/SYR/309/USA

Durée : 01/11/2013 - 30/04/2015

Présentation
Objectifs : To assist local communities in targeted project areas to protect their livestock assets by limiting the impacts and spread of diseases related to endoparasites and ectoparasites that threaten the livestock sector.
Activités : •Distributed 13 000 litres of ectoparasiticide to 13 027 households – enough to treat roughly 627 300 animals. •Used distributed chemicals (in addition to treating livestock) to spray animal shelters and decrease the risk of transmitting scabies, leishmaniasis and insect-borne diseases. •Conducted short training sessions on the surveillance and detection of infectious diseases, as well as the safe handling and application of veterinary chemicals to treat animals and use in domestic settings. •Distributed 4 000 extension brochures to sensitize beneficiaries to the project and explain the importance of preventing ectoparasites in sheep, goats and cattle.

Mots clés : SYRIA, NEAR EAST, ANIMAL HEALTH, INPUT DISTRIBUTION, RESOURCE PARTNERS, UNITED STATES,

Bénéficiaires : 13 027 households (approximately 78 170 people).

Partenaires : Ministry of Agriculture and Agrarian Reform and the Syrian Veterinary Association.

Financement : United States of America
Contribution : USD 500 000

Présentation : FAO

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