THE IMPACT OF DROUGHT ON THEPEOPLE OF SENEGAL AND SUDAN PRESENTERS: - Kao min hao, - Gde Arya Pradhana, - Ahmad Arkan Min hao : 1, 3, 5,11 Arkan : 4, 7, 8, 9 Dhana: 2, 6, 10
OverviewIn this presentation, we will present aboutproblems connected to drought, beneficiaries,which means the benefits of drought, Sudan andSenegal which is two of the countries affectedby drought, and the solution of the problem ofdrought.
What is Drought? Drought is a weather-related natural disaster. It affects vast regions for months or years. It has an impact on food production and it reduces life expectancy and the economic performance of large regions or entire countries. Its impact results from the relation between a natural event anddemands on the water supply. It occurs in virtually all-climatic zones, and its characteristic varies significantly among regions. Drought differs fromaridity is a permanent characteristic of regions with low rainfall. Drought is also related to the timing of precipitation. Other climatic factors such ashigh temperature, high wind, and low relative humidity are often associated with drought.
Who beneﬁts? - Economy & SellersThe less quantity of the grown crops in Senegal the higher the prices will be. This means thesellers will make more money but unfortunately the community cannot afford the item and so theysuffer from Malnutrition and hunger. - Farmers on another countrySome of the main crops that also grow in another country could sell their Crops more expensivethan usual, and if the water supply runs out to grow the crops in Senegal, the crops in Senegal willbe extremely rare and it could also makes the item really valuable . - The water suppliersRich peoples that have water in Senegal and sells it to the residence of Senegal, because thedrought is destroying the supplies in the lakes, the price that is given to the residence of theSenegal is an extremely high price for a water supply, and so that the people that have no moneywill be sick or die in lack of water and hygiene. - Enemy TroopsIf Senegal is stuck in a middle of a war and Senegal is running out of water, Senegal will lose thewar, Just like the “Horns of Hattin,” the Senegal’s troops will run out of water and will have noenergy and stamina to won the war, so conquering Senegal is easier than stealing a candy from ababy.
Geographical Location The geographical location of Sudan: - Sudan is located at Africa - Sudan is surrounded by Egypt, Libya, Chad, Central African Republic,Democratic Republic of the Congo, Uganda, Kenya, Eritrea, and the red sea. The geographical location of Senegal: - Senegal is located at Africa - Senegal is surrounded by Mauritania, Mali, Guinea, Guinea Bissau, and Atlantic ocean.
Current Affairs Now, drought is still a problem in developingcountries like Sudan and Senegal. People still haveto stay in dry place an experience water shortagesbecause they can’t go back to their previous home because of problems like wars and dams.
CausesBecause of drought, and the water dries becauseof the sunlight. The residence have no morewater to grow crops and to drink for thevillagers. It really affects the environmentaround the place that has no water to drinkbecause of drought.
ProblemDrought Affects problems, such as: Water, TheResidences Daily lives, Food and even the worldEconomy. Drought dries water by using its cruelsun rays to dry the lakes and rivers by boilingthem all to steam.
Solution - The government should build water pipe to distribute the clean water to the poor area. - Plant more trees to keep the clean water.- Build a big dam to save water in the rainy season, and can be used at the dry season.
ConclusionThe conclusion is that Drought is a weather-relatednatural disaster that could go for months or years.Many people still experience drought. Drought is aproblem to most of the people. But, there are somepeople that get benefits out of drought. The peoplethat are facing the problems of drought are nowcoming up with solutions to overcome the problemof drought.
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