Natural Hazards

3DDD research team

Other members of the 3DDD research team at Wageningen University contributed to this blog: Sarra Kchouk, Germano Ribeiro Neto and Louise Cavalcante, PhD students working on each of the three Ds, respectively, and Dr Pieter R van Oel, the project leader. For complete profiles, see the project website: https://3ddd-project.org/team/

Diagnosing drought in northeast Brazil

A dam, an almost empty water reservoir and a small abandoned boat

Worldwide, drought has put lives and livelihoods under serious threat. People are increasingly suffering from drought, but we often also aggravate drought ourselves. Fortunately, solutions to drought problems are mainly in our own hands as well. Drought is not just a water problem. It is a societal problem.   Droughts: a local problem with global relevance In recent years, droughts seem to be ...[Read More]