• It also financed a number of emergency interventions related to droughts, floods, and locust invasion, among others in an ad hoc and on a country by country basis. (afdb.org)
  • Tim Gore, of Oxfam, said both the floods in Pakistan and droughts in Russia have been linked to climate change. (ens-lyon.fr)
  • Vulnerabilities are exacerbated by recurrent natural disasters, such as floods and droughts. (unfpa.org)
  • UNICEF says that the combined fall-out of drought and post-war devastation has also had an impact on education, as children are withheld from school because of insufficient resources, and as schools run out of water sources. (unicef.org)
  • Many perennial water sources have dried up, and in some areas drought has destroyed all crops. (unicef.org)
  • Stomatal conductance plays an active role to reduce photosynthesis under moderate soil water deficits, but when drought stress increases, non stomatal limitations on photosynthesis, such as internal conductance and biochemical limitations, may impose higher limitations. (theses.fr)
  • In order to monitor droughts, the methodology used is a soil water balance and the implementation of the evaporation deficit. (bretagne-environnement.fr)
  • Exceptional past droughts could become common in the future, impacting both agriculture and water cycle. (bretagne-environnement.fr)
  • A major concern is the current drought is its impact on water supplies in the region. (claudegrandpeyvolcansetglaciers.com)
  • The Do-It-Yourself Drought Alert and Water Conservation Tool. (gc.ca)
  • In the past several years, California's drought has cut back water supplies for many growers, forcing them to fallow fields. (pearltrees.com)
  • As Californians continue pumping groundwater in response to the historic drought, the California Department of Water Resources today released a new NASA report showing land in the San Joaquin Valley is sinking faster than ever before, nearly 2 inches (5 centimeters) per month in some locations. (pearltrees.com)
  • UNICEF estimates that as many as three million children under five are at risk due to drought. (unicef.org)
  • The second is to establish "basin agencies" as France has done in the areas at the highest risk of drought. (annales.org)
  • The drought risk increase doesn't drastically challenge annual crop development. (erudit.org)
  • Climate change, drought and human health in Canada. (gc.ca)
  • The DRSLP is a long-term programme to build communities' resilience to drought and climate change, improve their livelihood and promote regional integration in the Horn of Africa. (afdb.org)
  • A consequence of climate change and global warming, the south-west of the United States is going through a severe drought with an intensity never seen before. (claudegrandpeyvolcansetglaciers.com)
  • Unlike past megadroughts - caused by natural fluctuations in the Earth's climate - the study explains that the current drought has been influenced in proportions of 30-60% by human-induced climate change, "turning what would have been a moderate drought in south-western North America into megadrought territory. (claudegrandpeyvolcansetglaciers.com)
  • Final technical report prepared for "The Tap Runs Dry: Lessons Learned and Forgotten by Southern Ontario Communities During Past Severe Droughts and Implications for Climate Change", Adaptation and Impacts Research Division, Environment Canada, Toronto, Ontario. (gc.ca)
  • The Drought Resilience and Sustainable Livelihoods Program (DRSLP), FEED MY COW, will develop regional systems to alleviate the negative impacts caused by the deteriorating environmental conditions in the Horn of Africa. (afdb.org)
  • The regional study on sustainable livestock development estimated financing requirements of US $15 billion over a period of 15 years to develop drought resilience and eradicate negative impacts of droughts through improving the livestock management systems in the region. (afdb.org)
  • The African Development Bank Group (AfDB) has extended its multimillion multi-phased Horn of Africa drought resilience programme with a US $16-million soft loan to Djibouti and a US $14-million grant to Sudan. (afdb.org)
  • The African Development Fund (ADF) loan and grant were approved by the AfDB Group's Board on Wednesday, June 17 in Abidjan, to finance phase three of the Drought Resilience and sustainable Livelihoods Programme in the Horn of Africa (DRSLP III) in the two countries. (afdb.org)
  • Other direct beneficiaries include the governments of the region whose capacities will be strengthened to enhance drought resilience development, natural resources management and shared benefits, regional integration and the Development of Regional Public Goods (RPG). (afdb.org)
  • Short-interval wildfire and drought overwhelm boreal forest resilience. (gc.ca)
  • GENEVA/NEW YORK/ADDIS ABABA/ASMARA, 6 December, 2002 - UNICEF Executive Director Carol Bellamy today warned that drought-related illnesses in the Horn of Africa are severely affecting the population, and that women and children, "are already in the teeth of this destructive drought. (unicef.org)
  • While the number of severely food insecure and famine-affected people has fallen since the height of the drought crisis, high food prices and the large displaced population continue to strain food security across the Horn of Africa . (fao.org)
  • Ethiopia and Eritrea have pastoral and agricultural-based economies, battered by four years of drought conditions, and a two-and-a-half year border war between the two countries that ended in 2000. (unicef.org)
  • Here in northern New South Wales and Queensland, after 10 years of drought, it's been raining for 5 days, and the rivers are flooding. (blogspot.com)
  • Great droughts of the past (such as 1959, 1976, 1989 or 2003) have had heavy impacts on important socio-economical activities for the economy of the Brittany, such as agriculture. (bretagne-environnement.fr)
  • Researchers compared soil moisture records from 2000-2019 to other drought events from the past 1,200 years. (claudegrandpeyvolcansetglaciers.com)
  • Over the past two decades, drought-depleted rivers, and population growth has led to steep declines in two of the nation's largest reservoirs, Lake Mead and Lake Powell, on which which tens of millions of people depend. (claudegrandpeyvolcansetglaciers.com)
  • More than half a million people in Honduras have been affected by a severe drought, the Red Cross has said. (institut-du-pacifique.org)
  • Based on wide consultations and studies commissioned by the Bank in 2008, the DRSLP is a 15- to 20-year multi-phased regional engagement to address the root causes of the drought crisis (which drives the fragility of the region), through a comprehensive and integrated list of interventions. (afdb.org)
  • Due to inadequate and erratic rain patterns, the Thar Desert, in south-eastern Pakistan's Sindh province, is a drought-prone region. (europa.eu)
  • Results revealed an increase of drought intensity during the 21st century, more specifically in the eastern part of the region. (bretagne-environnement.fr)
  • UNICEF says that as many as 17 million people may eventually be affected by the drought, with more than half the population of Eritrea threatened. (unicef.org)
  • The south coastline would be the most sensitive area in terms of droughts' intensity and frequency. (bretagne-environnement.fr)
  • Simultaneous heatwaves and droughts are becoming increasingly common in western parts of the United States, according to a new study led by researchers from McGill. (mcgill.ca)
  • Almost 30,000 young children, many of them displaced by a searing drought, are being vaccinated against measles this week in an emergency campaign in Baidoa, a town at the heart of one of Somalia's hardest-hit areas. (alwihdainfo.com)
  • After the failure of the annual rains this summer, the government of Ethiopia issued a warning of impending crisis, while the government of Eritrea has said that it continues to face, "an exceptionally severe and prolonged drought. (unicef.org)
  • In this paper we study hydrological droughts which affected the Mosel catchment since the middle of the 19th century. (ac.be)
  • The drought has also affected tens of thousands of farmers in neighbouring Guatemala and El Salvador. (institut-du-pacifique.org)
  • Revival of millet cultivation in Medak of Andhra shows how a variety of millets can fight hunger even during drought, keep farmers debt-free, and provide the much-needed nutrition without using pesticides. (ritimo.org)
  • Previously, the Bank supported other drought-related projects in the arid and semi-arid lands (ASALs) of Djibouti, Kenya, and Ethiopia. (afdb.org)
  • Household response to the impact of drought in Kenya. (ehesp.fr)
  • In Sindh, a province in southeast Pakistan, two towns - Umerkot and Tharparkar - have been affected by recurring droughts in recent years. (europa.eu)
  • With the arid zone making up about 48% of total land area, Pakistan's south-eastern province of Sindh is no stranger to droughts which usually affect the area in varying degrees. (europa.eu)
  • In that area a similar intensity as the one measured during the 1976 drought, other things being equal, would be frequently reached. (bretagne-environnement.fr)
  • These 20,000 kits will provide shelter for 140,000 drought displaced Somalis. (alwihdainfo.com)
  • An estimated 20 million agro-pastoralists, half of them women affected by drought and land degradation will benefit directly or indirectly from the overall program. (afdb.org)
  • 2009. Canadian Drought Alert and Monitoring Program (CDAMP). (gc.ca)
  • Some examples from the '76 drought in Belgium display it clearly. (ac.be)
  • 2008. Drought Hazard in Southern Ontario: A Historical Drought Indicator Analysis. (gc.ca)
  • In particular, the predicted increase in drought intensity and frequency in the tropics may impact forest structure and composition, as already observed in natural and artificial experiments. (theses.fr)
  • Connecting tree-ring phenotypes, association genomics, and transcriptomics to uncover drought tolerance in a widespread conifer. (gc.ca)
  • In the American Southwest, climatologists have found a surprisingly detailed record of weather patterns - especially patterns of moisture - in tree rings that show that prolonged periods of drought there are normal. (acme-eau.org)
  • Speaking from the Ethiopian capital of Addis Ababa after surveying drought-struck areas of the country, Bellamy said that hundreds of acutely malnourished children being fed in UNICEF-supported feeding centres in Ethiopia and Eritrea are, "the most potent harbinger of what is coming. (unicef.org)
  • It is estimated that malnutrition and preventable diseases, both of which are exacerbated by drought conditions, cause 60 to 80 per cent of health problems in Eritrea and Ethiopia. (unicef.org)
  • Drought management guidelines technical annex. (ciheam.org)
  • For the human species, the worst consequence of global warming - its effects already visible - is the increase in spates of drought. (annales.org)
  • Ils produisent de véritables œuvres, et Reasonable Drought est indéniablement à ajouter à la liste. (fakeforreal.net)
  • The latest drought conditions, however, have been ongoing since. (europa.eu)