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Water, Landforms and People ­ Hydrosphere
Case Study ­ Drought in England (MEDC) ­ EVENT

Name: Drought in England

Location: SE England, UK, Europe

Date: 1988

Damage:

o Low groundwater levels
o Reduces water levels in wet lands

Short term effects (including aid):

o River flow remains low
o Reservoirs…

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o Improvements such as raising river bends were planned by government

Case Study ­ Droughts in Kenya (LEDC) ­ EVENT

Name: Drought in Kenya

Location: Kenya, East Africa

Date: June 2004

Damage:

o One million threatened with hunger
o People not prepared for this due to droughts being uncommon in…

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o 100,000 affected by waterborne disease
o Houses being rebuilt
o Roads, railway lines washed out by floods

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