Classifying Impacts Of Drought

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Activity sheetClassifying impacts of drought

Add the following impacts of drought to the correct part of the diagram. Add any others that you can think of.

Crops cant grow well

Ships cant travel on waterways

Clay soils shrink, causing structural damage to buildings

People suffer mental and physical stress

Endangered species are wiped out

There is little or no fresh drinking water There is an increased risk of disease as food and water run short

People move from the country to towns

Without crops to sell, farmers struggle to earn a living

Farmers need to spend more money on irrigation

geography@workWhy are some countries dry whilst others flood?

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