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Surname 1Student's NameProfessorCourseDateEffects Of DroughtOver the years, drought has been recognized as one of the most insidious causes ofhuman misery. It is a serious disaster that causes significant repercussions to humankind,wildlife, and vegetation as it interferes with the quality and functioning of life. Fromscholarly discourses, next to natural pandemics, drought has the unfortunate distinction ofclaiming the most victims annually. Whereas drought is associated with semiarid climates, itcan happen even in areas that normally receive adequate rainfall. In the broadest sense,insufficient water supplies for normal usages in agriculture, livestock, industry, or human usecan be defined as drought. Unlike other hazards, drought develops slowly like a creepinghazard. Even so, once a region experiences drought, it takes a lot of time to recover. To savethe world from such a catastrophe, the government and people, therefore, must join hands toprevent drought and, in return, save thousands of lives. Even though drought seems to be oneof the most catastrophic natural disasters, three of its most recognized effects include highcost of living, financial loss, and harmful effects on the environment.Essentially, drought leads to heavy financial losses to the agricultural sector and thegovernment. But most importantly, the agricultural sector suffers the most in the event ofdrought. According to Madadgar et al. (15), the agricultural industry has lost a lot of moneydue to crop production and livestock production loss. As defined above, insufficient watersupplies for agriculture can be posited as drought. Plants require water and moisture besidesother things to grow. In the event of drought, farmers lack sufficient water to supply their

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