Drought


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A period of soil moisture that is inadequate for the needs of crops, animals and human beings
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Subsequently to the drought of 1827 to 1832, a very rainy season followed which caused great floods.
274) there is a curious account of the effects of a drought on the elephants, at Benguela (west coast of Africa).
[10] These droughts to a certain degree seem to be almost periodical; I was told the dates of several others, and the intervals were about fifteen years.
Drought caused a 20% reduction in ozone production during severe drought.
In total, 1.2 million people are affected by the drought, but those already starving are 865,000 in 17 counties, says the National Drought Management Authority.
Filipinos have varying concerns on drought as Philippines experiences El Nintildeo study !-- -- Patricia Lourdes Viray (philstar.com) - March 15, 2019 - 12:20pm MANILA, Philippines As the Philippines experiences El Nintildeo, Filipinos have varying levels of concern on drought, according to a study by the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative (HHI).
Summary: Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], Feb 3 (ANI): Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee President Dinesh Gundu Rao has written a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi regarding the allocation of drought relief aid to the state.
ISLAMABAD -- The drought situation in Sindh and Balochistan is rapidly developing into one of the worst disasters in the country.
Addressing the one-day National Consultative Workshop on Drought organized by the NDMA, he said that Pakistan was blessed with diverse seasons, valuable natural resources and hardworking manpower where the menace of drought had posed certain challenges to the social sector, agricultural economy and other factions of the country.
QUETTA: 109339 families and 1756578 livestock have affected in 20 Districts of Balochistan following recent drought, CM Balochistan released 500 million special package for drought areas while Unite Nations' teams were busy in survey of drought hit Districts of Balochistan.
ISLAMABAD -- On the directives of President of Pakistan and keeping the Prime Minister's initiative in mind National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) has submitted a comprehensive report on drought like situation in Sindh, containing short and long term recommendations and measures to the President Secretariat and Prime Minister's Office.
The NDMA in coordination with NADRA compiled and provided data about families affected by the drought to the PDMA and provincial relief department, enabling them to effectively distribute assistance packages among them.