Drought Challenges

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  • Author : Everisto Mapedza
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Pages : 386 pages
  • ISBN : 0128148217
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Drought Challenges

Drought Challenges
  • Author : Everisto Mapedza,Daniel Tsegai,Michael Bruntrup,Robert Mcleman
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 25 September 2019
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Drought Challenges: Livelihood Implications in Developing Countries, Volume Two, provides an understanding of the occurrence and impacts of droughts for developing countries and vulnerable sub-groups, such as women and pastoralists. It presents tools for assessing vulnerabilities, introduces individual policies to combat the effects of droughts, and highlights the importance of integrated multi-sectoral approaches and drought networks at various levels. Currently, there are few books on the market that address the growing need for knowledge on these cross-cutting issues. As drought

Drought Monitoring and Early Warning

Drought Monitoring and Early Warning
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release : 14 June 2021
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Among the various hazards of nature, drought is one of the most disastrous because of the significant impacts associated with its occurrence. This brochure presents an overview of drought as a hazard giving examples from different parts of the world; the need for effective drought monitoring; progress in drought monitoring that presents a historical perspective as well as current approaches giving examples from different parts of the world; challenges to drought monitoring; solutions to the challenges so presented; conclusions and

Urban Drought

Urban Drought
  • Author : Bhaswati Ray,Rajib Shaw
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 30 December 2018
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This book presents water insecurity issues in urban areas while developing a water security index and explores the innovative approaches to water development and management with examples from Asian cities. The urban water crisis is a global phenomenon, but it is more obvious in the megacities of the developing world. Urban drought, although not a familiar term, will pose a significant threat to humankind in the near future, especially in the context of increasing population in cities. Many cities are

Drought Risk Management and Policy

Drought  Risk Management  and Policy
  • Author : Linda Courtenay Botterill,Geoff Cockfield
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 28 January 2013
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Australia and the United States face very similar challenges in dealing with drought. Both countries cover a range of biophysical conditions, both are federations that provide considerable responsibility to state governments for water and land management, and both face the challenges in balancing rural industry and urban development, especially in relation to the allocation of water. Yet there are critical differences in their approaches to drought science and policy. Drought, Risk Management, and Policy: Decision Making under Uncertainty explores the

Coping with Drought Risk in Agriculture and Water Supply Systems

Coping with Drought Risk in Agriculture and Water Supply Systems
  • Author : Ana Iglesias,Luis Garrote,Antonio Cancelliere,Francisco Cubillo,Donald A. Wilhite
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release : 22 January 2009
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Over the last three decades drought episodes have resulted in severe social problems in Mediterranean countries, receiving broad attention from the international scientific and policy communities. The experiences in the development and implementation of drought management plans highlight the success and challenges of coping with drought for societies with different vulnerabilities and emphasize risk-based drought management as a critical approach to mitigate the impacts associated to drought-induced water shortages. Based on these experiences and the current methods for evaluating risk,

Handbook of Drought and Water Scarcity

Handbook of Drought and Water Scarcity
  • Author : Saeid Eslamian,Faezeh A. Eslamian
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 01 September 2017
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This volume includes over 30 chapters, written by experts from around the world. It examines numerous management strategies for dealing with drought and scarcity. These strategies include management approaches for different regions, such as coastal, urban, rural, and agricultural areas. It offers multiple strategies for monitoring, assessing, and forcasting drought through the use of remote sensing and GIS tools. It also presents drought mitigation management strategies, such as groundwater management, rainwater harvesting, conservations practices, and more.

Droughts and Integrated Water Resource Management in South Asia

Droughts and Integrated Water Resource Management in South Asia
  • Author : Jasveen Jairath,Vishwa Ballabh
  • Publisher : SAGE Publications India
  • Release : 03 December 2008
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Droughts have formed an inseparable part of South Asian history and culture, with tragic consequences for a region that houses the greatest number of the world’s poor. However, this volume challenges the popular conception of drought, which is presented as an absolute shortage-scarcity with respect to an implicit understanding of the sufficiency of water. It highlights the fact that while available water supplies may be a given quantum, droughts are differentially experienced, politically inspired and socially constituted. It emphasises