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IMPACTS OF CLIMATE CHANGE ON WATER RESOURCES IN AFRICA: the Role of Adaptation

@inproceedings{Urama2010IMPACTSOC,
  title={IMPACTS OF CLIMATE CHANGE ON WATER RESOURCES IN AFRICA: the Role of Adaptation},
  author={Kevin Chika Urama and Nicholas Ozor},
  year={2010}
}
Climate change is having a multitude of immediate and long-term impacts on water resources in African countries. These include flooding, drought, sea-level rise in estuaries, drying up of rivers, poor water quality in surface and groundwater systems, precipitation and water vapour pattern distortions, and snow and land ice mal-distribution. These effects when compounded together have devastating impacts on ecosystems and communities, ranging from economic and social impacts to health and food… 

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