Meteorological, agricultural and socioeconomic drought in the Duhok Governorate, Iraqi Kurdistan

@article{Eklund2014MeteorologicalAA,
  title={Meteorological, agricultural and socioeconomic drought in the Duhok Governorate, Iraqi Kurdistan},
  author={Lina Eklund and Jonathan W. Seaquist},
  journal={Natural Hazards},
  year={2014},
  volume={76},
  pages={421-441}
}
Abstract Drought is a recurrent natural hazard that is expected to increase in the future due to anthropogenic climate change. The Middle East region witnessed a drought period between 2007 and 2009 that has been reported to have severe consequences for the population, especially in Syria and Iraq. This study seeks to assess the spatial and temporal characteristics of the drought in the Duhok Governorate in northern Iraq, focusing on meteorological, agricultural and socioeconomic drought at… CONTINUE READING

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