Climate Change In Rural Communities

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Climate change has become one of the leading factors that has damaged rural communities in the developing world. Rural areas in the developing world are mostly affected by climate change due to lack of education and funds to implement measures that can curb climate change. Climate change has damaged rural communities by affecting the livelihood of the rural people, health, agriculture, the economy just to mention a few. Natural disasters, sea level rises and global warming are some of the climatic conditions which have damaged rural communities in the developing world. 2.NATURAL DISASTERS AND SEA LEVEL RISE AND HOW THEY HAVE DAMAGED RURAL COMMUNITIES IN THE DEVELOPING WORLD 2.1. FLOODS Rising temperatures do bring different and varied changes…show more content…
Also referred to as the term used to describe a moderate increase in the average temperature of the Earth 's atmosphere and its oceans, a change that is believed to be permanently changing and overtaking the Earth’s climate. The effects of global warming may include rising sea levels due to the melting of the polar ice caps, as well as an increase in occurrence and severity of storms and other severe weather events. It also puts PH at…show more content…
3.1 HEATWAVES Heat Wave is a period of abnormally high temperatures, more than the normal maximum temperature that occurs during the summer season in the North-Western parts of India. Heat Waves typically occur between March and June, and in some rare cases even extend till July. The extreme temperatures and resultant atmospheric conditions adversely affect people living in these regions as they cause physiological stress, sometimes resulting in death. In India millions of lives have been claimed by the heatwave. Crops livestock and the water system are also affected. Higher temperatures and changing precipitation patterns will severely affect the production patterns of different crops. Agricultural productivity will also be affected due to increased carbon dioxide in the atmosphere. All these changes will increase the vulnerability of the landless and the poor. 4. GENERAL OVERVIEW OF CLIMATE CHANGE IN RELATION TO FOOD SECURITY, HEALTH AND ECONOMY. 4.1. FOOD

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