Drought Report on Kurdistan Region 2011

01 Dec 2010
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Drought Impact Assessment, Recovery and Mitigation Framework and Regional Project Design in Kurdistan Region (KR)

The droughts that KR faced in the past few years were very severe, affecting a population that was already suffering from the impacts of previous drought spells, with a wider geographical reach and a disastrous impact on the lives of the population. Drought seems to have had a disastrous impact on the lives of the population. The limited access to water has led to the erosion of livelihoods, migrat ion to t he cities, a weakening of the livelihood systems, decrease in summer and winter crop production, increase in unemployment , and water induced diseases such as typhoid and diarrhoea.

 

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