Climate Change and Health – Chapter 3 – Drought

The film clip above is a section from the video you saw on the first page; watch this segment to remind you of the main issues related to this topic.


  1. How do droughts affect human health? What are the direct and indirect effects of drought on morbidity and mortality?
  2. Which populations will be most affected by drought in Europe? In your country?


  1. European Parliament. 2008. Water scarcity and droughts. → Access here
  2. WHO. Drought: Technical hazard sheet. → Access here