Drought in Australia

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  • Created on: 24-04-15 18:56
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  • Drought in Australia
    • Causes
      • Very low average rainfall of 350mm per year
    • Effects
      • Murray-Darling river provides 70% of water for irrigation
        • This produces 40% of Australia's food
          • Lack of food
            • Unemployment
      • Farmers can't keep livestock in hills due to rivers running dry
        • Lack of food
          • Unemployment
      • Forest and bush fires
        • Destroy homes and crops
      • Tap water is unfit for human consumption

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