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Climatic hazard event in a LEDC

Drought, Sahel and Ethiopia, Africa

The Sahel is south of the Sahara Desert
It is an area of semi-arid land
Drought was officially declared in March 1984
Four Ethiopian provinces had record low rainfalls
Causes
Drought occurred because the moist, rainy air at the…

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The UK then sent £5million in just three days
In the end over $250 million was donated
Charities tried to teach farmers new and less harmful ways of farming
o Terracing
Where artificial "steps" are dug into the land, and the land is made
flatter
They reduce water runoff and…

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