Disasters related to droughts and public health - a review of the scientific literature.

@article{Alpino2016DisastersRT,
  title={Disasters related to droughts and public health - a review of the scientific literature.},
  author={Ta{\'i}s de Moura Ariza Alpino and Aderita Ricarda Martins de Sena and Carlos Machado de Freitas},
  journal={Ciencia & saude coletiva},
  year={2016},
  volume={21 3},
  pages={809-20}
}
In Brazil, the history of droughts has been marked by constant social and health tragedies, with estimates of up to 3 million deaths from the early 19th century until the late 20th century. There is a record of nearly 32,000 events related to the above and more than 96 million people were affected between 1991 and 2010. Although droughts have historically… CONTINUE READING