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  • 1. What are the effects of droughtin a LEDC and MEDCs?• To understand the consequences of prolongeddry spells on people and the environment
  • 2. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2PbhlKDWGh0We are about to watch a music video, but you must guesswhich song I’m about to show you.This song…• was released on 29th November, 1984• was number one for 5 weeks• sold over a million copies in its first week• sold 3.5 million copies in total• was the highest selling single in UK until “candle in thewind” was released in 1997 as a tribute to Diana• featured Bob Geldof, Bono, Paul McCartney and StingListen to thelyrics!
  • 3. The drought of1984/5 inEthiopia, Africaresulted in over amillion peopledying. Thisdisaster led to therelease of thissong. Ethiopiacontinues tosuffer fromdroughts andsuffered anothermajor disaster in2006.
  • 4. Which LEDC countries suffer from drought?Use an Atlas, page90/1, to describe theSahel region.Consider…• Latitude / Longitude• What countries areincluded?• Where is it inrelation to theSahara?Shade in your blank mapwith the location of theSahel region.
  • 5. What are the effects of drought inan LEDC?Cut out your statementsand arrange them into a“diamond” shape. Thosethat are the mostimportant effects at thetop, those that are theleast towards thebottom. Be ready toshare reasons why.
  • 6. What are the effects ofdrought in an MEDC?• To able to explain the effects of droughts in anLEDC and an MEDC
  • 7. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u9s_A0G7oUUWhat are the effects ofdrought in an MEDC?Complete the table to explainthe impact of droughts inMEDC’s.
  • 8. What are the effects ofdrought in an LEDC?• To able to explain the effects of droughts in anLEDC and an MEDC