3 edition of Some environmental consequences of human responses to drought in Sudan"s Darfur region found in the catalog.
Some environmental consequences of human responses to drought in Sudan"s Darfur region
Khalid A. El Amin
by DSRC, Faculty of Economic and Social Studies, University of Khartoum in Khartoum
Written in English
Includes bibliographical references (p. 71-74).
|Statement||Khalid A. El Amin.|
|Series||Monograph series ;, no. 40, Monograph series (Jāmiʻat al-Kharṭūm. Markaz al-Dirāsāt wa-al-Buḥūth al-Inmāʼīyah) ;, no. 40.|
|LC Classifications||GE160.S73 E5 1999|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||ii leaves, 82 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||82|
|LC Control Number||2002471366|
Natural disasters First of all, there are factors beyond human control. Rainfall is hugely variable across the region, meaning unpredictable growing seasons and extreme weather events – more frequent droughts, and simultaneously, more frequent now expects one in every five years to be a drought year, with the crop failure and lifestock loss that follow. English Analysis on Sudan and 7 other countries about Agriculture, Education, Aged Persons, Children, Drought, Epidemic and more; published on 13 Mar by OCHA.
In addition, the consequences of climatic disorders (floods, drought and fires) call for the maintenance of an emergency response capacity. Acting in Sudan since , TGH has rapidly expanded its programs in Central and West Darfur, despite a constantly precarious and complex situation. The Darfur Conflict In the Darfur conflict, religion does not appear to be a factor because the parties involved are predominantly Muslim. Ethnic distinctions in the region are often ambiguous–there are some 30 ethnic groups settled in the Darfur region with intermarrying mixes of African and Arab¬. 6 Nevertheless, the conflict is often depicted as between Arab nomadic groups .
In , Darfur, Sudan was described as the “world’s greatest humanitarian crisis” due to conflict. Twenty years previously, Darfur was also the site of a disastrous famine. Darfur is affected by sporadic tribal conflict and poor rainfall, resulting in sudden market fluctuations, livelihood changes and . Sudan's diverse natural resources can help support economic growth and development and can also be valuable assets in helping to rebuild the Darfur region and other parts of the country that have suffered years of conflict. The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) has been providing environmental support to Sudan since the s.
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North Darfur of Sudan is located on the edge of the Sahara Desert and endures frequent droughts due to water shortages and high summer temperatures.
Monitoring and understanding drought characteristics are essential for integrated drought risk mitigation and prevetion of land by: 3. Brendan Bromwich manages UNEP s programmes on environmental coordination and water resource management in Darfur. He was a contributor to UNEP s Sudan Post Conflict Environmental Assessment and co-author of Darfur: Relief in a Vulnerable Environment, Darfur: Water Supply in a Vulnerable Environment and Sharpening the Strategic Focus of Livelihoods Programming in the Darfur Region.
Analysis of drought and vulnerability in the North Darfur Region of Sudan. and ecological environment. In recent years, human activities have intensified, the global climate has been warming.
Request PDF | Effects of the Economic and Environmental Factors on the Rural Water Use in Darfur Region, Sudan | The purpose of this study was to investigate the nature of water use a drought.
Sudan - Sudan - Conflict in Darfur: A separate conflict that remained unresolved centred on the Darfur region in western Sudan. The conflict began in when rebels launched an insurrection to protest what they contended was the Sudanese government’s disregard for the western region and its non-Arab population.
In response, the government equipped and supported Arab militias—which came. The conflict in Western Sudan's Darfur region erupted more than eight years ago. It has claimed hundreds of thousands of lives and displaced an.
prospects of long-term peace and food security in Sudan. In Darfur, UNEP maintained that ‘complex but clear linkages exist between environmental problems and the on-going conflict’ (UNEP ). According to the UNEP, overgrazing, deforestation and drought in Darfur have reduced vegetation cover and the quality of topsoil.
With most people’s. Conflicts and Natural Environment of the Sudan with some Emphasis on Darfur Region Virol Immunol J conflict as a result of population displacement are The severe and complex environmental consequences of displacement Not all displacement in Sudan is due to conflict.
Drought and economic factors are also. Drought and conflict in south Sudan. But even by south Sudan's standards the internal conflict that is plaguing the region is unprecedented, and it seems that the situation will only get worse.
The conflict in Darfur has been driven by climate change and environmental degradation, which threaten to trigger a succession of new wars across Africa unless more is done to contain the damage. The Darfur conflict in Sudan has devastated the environment in the region, stripping forests and destroying farmland, according to a report by the UN’s Environment Program (UNEP).
Darfur: The Case for Drought Preparedness 1 Table of Contents SECS Sudanese Environmental Conservation Society T Transmissivity which will remain high in some cases, following completion of drought mitigation works.
This strategy is presented for further review, develop. Effects of the Economic and Environmental Factors on the Rural Water Use in Darfur Region, Sudan Environmental Economics Journal, Vol. 3, No. 42, Ma 16 Pages Posted: 28 Feb Last revised: 29 Mar Desertification is the spread of desert-like conditions in arid and semi-arid conditions.
It is a result of pressure from both climatic and human factors. Desertification in the Sudan has been accelerating at a faster rate over the last two decades, leading to marginalization and the loss of. create a devastating cycle of environmental collapse, conflict and displacement.
Over 80% of the 32 million Sudan's population lives in rural areas, depending on agriculture and livestock. Sudan history of drought is so frequent. famine, /5 famine and. UNITED NATIONS – Sudan's Darfur region, already engulfed in a conflict that has forced million people to flee their homes, faces a new threat — a drought that has all but wiped out this.
Keywords: climate, rainfall, Sahel, Sudan, Darfur, conﬂict ‘Darfur, at its core, is a conﬂict of insufﬁcient rainfall’.-Jeffrey Sachs 1. Introduction The crisis in Darfur is one of the world’s most signiﬁcant conﬂicts.
Since ﬁghting began in earnest inthe conﬂict has forced over two million people to ﬂee their villages. Darfur has fallen off the news agenda in recent months, but Sudan is far from stable. I was reading a document recently that reminded me of it, Tearfund’s ‘Relief in a vulnerable environment‘ report.
Darfur has been described as the world’s first climate change conflict, and while I don’t think it’s technically the first, it certainly is a conflict that has been exacerbated by. The global warming situation tends to exacerbate the drought conditions.
Some of the worst droughts witnessed in sub-Saharan Africa have been associated with global warming and climate change. Effects of Drought. The effects of drought are widespread and have devastating effects on the environment and the society as a whole.
The union of farmers in El Gezira and Managil states reported that a water crisis has struck large areas of sorghum crops. The farmers in the southeastern part of Sudan also complain about poor funding, and expired seeds. Hasabo Ibrahim, a member of a farmers' union at El Huda, said they are suffering from an acute water shortage that affected sorghum crops in the current season.
Environmental degradation is one of the driving forces of displacement and the environment is being further undermined by the sheer scale of displaced people and refugees in some. Sudan Environment - current issues. often used in agricultural practices for weed control, and may have detrimental impacts on human and ecosystem health.
Deforestation - the destruction of vast areas of forest the practice can have disastrous consequences for the environment. To talk about war in Africa—in Sudan and Somalia, to name two countries now battling a horrendous drought—means talking about the week, the .