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Ethiopian Drought 2010


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by Yusuke, Jose, and Sunny
IB1 Geography

Examine the factors that affected the choice of adjustments before, and responses to, the actual hazard event or disaster.

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Ethiopian Drought 2010

  1. 1. Ethiopian Drought 2010by: Yusuke, Jose, and SunnyIB1 GeographyExamine the factors that affected thechoice of adjustments before, and responsesto, actual hazard events or disasters
  2. 2. a prolonged period of months and years where supply ofwater falls below demand.
  3. 3. Rural community inKaluWoreda, the SouthWollo Zone in the northeastern part of EthiopiaEast Africa
  4. 4. Ethiopian Drought 2010 ProfilePeople Killed:300 ThousandPeoplePeople Affected:57 Million PeoplePalmer DroughtIndex: -3Drought StatisticAverage family size of 6-7Out of the 80 million (total population), 17% resides inurban areas.43% of Ethiopias GDP is from the agricultural sectorCountry Statistic
  5. 5. 1. Do nothing and acceptthe hazard2. Adjust to living in ahazardous environment3. Leave the area
  6. 6. Factors affected thechoice ofadjustmentsBEFOREthe drought"Drought planning is the action taken by individual citizens, industry and thegovernment in advance to mitigate impacts and conflicts arising from droughts"
  7. 7. Over 4.5 million people in needof aid in Ethiopia, primarily dueto lack of rainfall from Octoberto December 2010.
  8. 8. Factors affected thechoice of adjustmentsResponsesto the droughtShort-term: RescueMid-term: RehabilitationLong-term: Reconstruction
  9. 9. Factors Relating to Adjustments:Politics, Economy, Physical Geography
  10. 10. Factors Relating to Adjustments:Economy, Physical Geography
  11. 11. Factors Relating to Adjustments:Economy, Politics
  12. 12. A combination ofboth Adjustmentsbefore andResponses after.ResponsesRescueRehabilitationReconstructionDisaster
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