Drought is one of the major natural hazard threats to people¡¯s livelihoods and community socio-economic development. Each year, disasters originating from prolonged drought not only affect tens of millions of people, but also cause serious social, economic, environmental, and political problems in both the developing countries and developed counties. Many countries have recently experienced severe droughts, with the consequence of loss of life, injury or other health impacts, property damage, loss of livelihoods and services, social and economic disruption, or environmental damage. Along with increasing water demands and the uncertainty associated with climate change, drought is expected to be a serious long-term global challenge.
The workshop on ¡°Drought Monitoring, Assessing and Planning under Global Climate Change¡± will provide an opportunity to present the findings and to share the experiences on the drought related research for the scientists from different countries and organizations. The language of this workshop will be English.
Limited resource will be available for the participants; the host will decide the final funded participants based on abstract and requests.