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close this bookDrought and Famine (DHA/UNDRO - UNDP, 1994, 53 p.)
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View the documentDefinitions
View the documentCauses of reduced rainfall
View the documentTypes of drought
View the documentFactors affecting the severity of drought
View the documentThe impact of droughts
View the documentReducing the impact of drought
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(introduction...)

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

After reading and completing the exercises in this module, you will be able to:

· define and distinguish between different types of droughts and their causes
· analyze factors that influence the relationship between rainfall and crop yields
· identify and predict the likely impacts of droughts