The environmental impact of the drought phenomenon in Babil Governorate and the potential for reducing it


Drought is a temporary natural climatic phenomenon that occurs due to lack of rainfall, high temperatures and evaporation, thus decreasing surface surface water and groundwater. This is reflected in human activities. Therefore, drought is one of the most important dangers facing humans despite the great technological development. In the occurrence of this phenomenon, where it prevails in arid and semi-arid areas characterized by high daily and annual temperature, rain scarcity and fluctuation, thus high evaporation/ transpiration, low vegetation cover and soil dryness. The (environmental effects of the phenomenon of drought in the province of Babylon, and the proposed potential to reduce them) for the purpose of the statement of the effects of this phenomenon and its causes and how to reduce their risks.