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Impactors 1130-1210 <SPECIAL REPORT> ETHIOPIAN DROUGHTS  1 IMPACTORS
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Video http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QpVdFV1exsY&feature=player_embedded Impactors
<ul><li>Contents </li></ul><ul><li>Causes </li></ul><ul><li>Consequences </li></ul><ul><li>Actions responses and solutions...
<ul><li>A prolonged period of abnormally low rainfall, leading to a shortage of water </li></ul><ul><li>Occur when a regio...
Impactors <ul><li>Wildfires </li></ul><ul><li>Reduced crop production </li></ul><ul><li>Malnutrition </li></ul><ul><li>Thi...
Impactors <ul><li>Foreign donors:  </li></ul><ul><li>Set up the Food Security Reserve to stock up massive amounts of food ...
Impactors <ul><li>Long term solution are yet to be discovered </li></ul><ul><li>Production of Enset has significantly impr...
Impactors <ul><li>Ethiopian government has declined help as it refuses to admit that Ethiopia needs aid.  </li></ul><ul><l...
<ul><li>Includes internal and external problems </li></ul><ul><li>The ever-lasting problem of funding and money </li></ul>...
G R A S P To create an awareness among classmates ; the plight of Ethiopia and what they can do to help Taking the role of...
Credits Executive producer Leong Kah Heng Director Laura Tan Script Writer 1 Ynez Tan Yi Na Script Writer 2 Lee Shu Yu Scr...
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Final Presentation "Channel News Impactors' Special Report" (power point presentation)

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This Slideshow is about the Causes and Consequences of Droughts, the Actions, Responses and Solutions of aid organisations or the Ethiopian government, the Effectiveness of these Solutions and the Challenges and Constraints faced when the solutions are to be used. There is also a summary of our GRASPS.

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Final Presentation "Channel News Impactors' Special Report" (power point presentation)

  1. 1. Impactors 1130-1210 <SPECIAL REPORT> ETHIOPIAN DROUGHTS 1 IMPACTORS
  2. 2. Impactors
  3. 3. Impactors
  4. 4. Video http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QpVdFV1exsY&feature=player_embedded Impactors
  5. 5. <ul><li>Contents </li></ul><ul><li>Causes </li></ul><ul><li>Consequences </li></ul><ul><li>Actions responses and solutions </li></ul><ul><li>Effectiveness of these solutions </li></ul><ul><li>Challenges and Constraints </li></ul><ul><li>GRASPS </li></ul><ul><li>Product </li></ul>Impactors
  6. 6. <ul><li>A prolonged period of abnormally low rainfall, leading to a shortage of water </li></ul><ul><li>Occur when a region receives consistently below average precipitation </li></ul><ul><li>When the 2 most intense and unpredictable rains (Belg and Meher) do not arrive. </li></ul>Impactors
  7. 7. Impactors <ul><li>Wildfires </li></ul><ul><li>Reduced crop production </li></ul><ul><li>Malnutrition </li></ul><ul><li>Thirst </li></ul><ul><li>Wide spread diseases (e.g. Dengue) </li></ul>
  8. 8. Impactors <ul><li>Foreign donors: </li></ul><ul><li>Set up the Food Security Reserve to stock up massive amounts of food which can be quickly dispatched to areas in need when drought-induced famine occurs </li></ul><ul><li>Developed an early-warning system and a better road network to facilitate transport of supplies </li></ul><ul><li>Increase food and water supplies, sending health teams and improving overall sanitation and agricultural development. </li></ul><ul><li>Ethiopians </li></ul><ul><li>Parents resort to pulling their children out of school to supplement their income in times of drought by searching for food or work </li></ul><ul><li>Move on with their flocks in search of better pastures </li></ul><ul><li>Women invest in the younger generation, by getting the children to eat first, results in the elderly’s malnutrition. </li></ul><ul><li>Slaughter their animals for food. However, families may also lose entire herds to the drought. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Impactors <ul><li>Long term solution are yet to be discovered </li></ul><ul><li>Production of Enset has significantly improved food security </li></ul><ul><li>What is enset? </li></ul><ul><li>Enset: Drought resistant, </li></ul><ul><li> high moisture carrying capacity and deep roots </li></ul>
  10. 10. Impactors <ul><li>Ethiopian government has declined help as it refuses to admit that Ethiopia needs aid. </li></ul><ul><li>Most of the food contributions are genetically-modified and are unsuitable for the Ethiopian diet and thus face rejection </li></ul><ul><li>Ethiopians rely mostly on Enset for food as only Enset crops survive after droughts that occur </li></ul>
  11. 11. <ul><li>Includes internal and external problems </li></ul><ul><li>The ever-lasting problem of funding and money </li></ul><ul><li>GM food, has been rejected by many countries because of worries that they may not be safe </li></ul><ul><li>Food and medicine rationing is also rather difficult because of rising prices of food due to crop shortage </li></ul>Impactors
  12. 12. G R A S P To create an awareness among classmates ; the plight of Ethiopia and what they can do to help Taking the role of researchers finding out the underlying reasons of Ethiopia’s recurring droughts. Classmates will be our audience . Will focus more on the consequences, the effectiveness of the present methods used to cope and the potential solutions that can be used to solve the problem of drought. Newsletter Impactors
  13. 13. Credits Executive producer Leong Kah Heng Director Laura Tan Script Writer 1 Ynez Tan Yi Na Script Writer 2 Lee Shu Yu Script writer 3 Hanna Yasmin Impactors

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