Drought Report on Kurdistan Region 2011

01 Dec 2010

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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