Drought

A drought is an event of prolonged shortages in the water supply, whether atmospheric (below-average precipitation), surface water or ground water. A drought can last for months or years, or may be declared after as few as 15 days. It can have a substantial impact on the ecosystem and agriculture of the affected region and harm to the local economy. Annual dry seasons in the tropics significantly increase the chances of a drought developing and subsequent bush fires. Periods of heat can significantly worsen drought conditions by hastening evaporation of water vapour. Drought is a recurring feature of the climate …

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World Bank Group · 6 May 2024 English

floods and drought are already having a significant impact on Chile’s economy. Drought accounted for


WWA: World Weather Attribution · 18 April 2024 English

From January 2024, large parts of Southern Africa experienced significantly below average rainfall, with Zimbabwe, Zambia, Malawi, Angola, Mozambique and Botswana receiving less than 20 percent of the typical rainfall …


HPA: Water Policy Association · 18 April 2024 English

damages related to coastal floods alone might Europe is the fastest-warming continent; since exceed EUR 1 trillion per year by the end of the the 1980s, warming on the continent …

Cli- heatwaves and prolonged droughts, heavy preci- mate adaptation policies need to consider a pitation leading to pluvial


UNFPA: United Nations Population Fund · 17 April 2024 English

It is important to note that of material in maps do not imply the expression transgender men and non-binary people also experience pregnancy, and that gender-diverse people experience of any …

In likely to suffer from climate-related cyclones, anticipation of these changes, countries must droughts, flooding, heatwaves


IAI: Istituto Affari Internazionali · 17 April 2024 English

Rome, IAI, April 2024, 33 p., ISBN 978-88-9368-326-5

difficult to deliver relief, slowing down the malaria response.24 In addition to natural disasters, climate change-related droughts It has shown to be able to adapt quickly to new environments and to resist to droughts and dry seasons – given its ability


PIK: Potsdam-Institut fur Klimafolgenforschung · 17 April 2024 English

Even if CO2 emissions were to be drastically cut down starting today, the world economy is already committed to an income reduction of 19% by 2050 due to climate change. …

E2285–E2292 (2017). 73. Desbureaux, S. & Rodella, A.-S. Drought in the city: the economic impact of water scarcity


J-PAL: Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab · 17 April 2024 English

Launching the Learning for All Initiative In response to the current crisis in education and the increasing demand for actionable evidence, and with the generous support of the Bill & …

As events like fires, droughts, and floods propagate and intensify, access to quality education will become more difficult Hurricanes, floods, and droughts often close schools and lead families to migrate which disrupts children's education.


IPAR: Agricultural and Rural Foresight Initiative Senegal · 17 April 2024 French

L’objectif global de cette étude est de contribuer à l’amélioration de la productivité agricole des terres salées par la promotion de pratiques agro- écologiques et de systèmes de cultures adaptées …

BCNAM stay green population for post flowering drought tolerance Sene Joseph Pascal (1,2), Diatta Cyril study was to identify the best lines adapted to drought and the morpho-agronomical and physiological variables programs to increase drought adaptability. Mots clés : stay green; BCNAM; sorghum; drought tolerance Conférence


The Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment · 17 April 2024 English

The Institute is funded by the Grantham Foundation for the Protection of the Environment and a number of other sources. [...] The selecon of the analysis depends on the type …

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Africa 21 · 16 April 2024

In part two of our feature series on human-wildlife conflict in Kenya, we paint the picture of the pain caused by the conflict and the measures being put in place …

as desertification, land and soil degradation, drought, and deforestation. The gathering passed a record contribute to land degradation neutrality and enhance drought resilience.” Others included resolutions on considering


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