Tagged: Water

Examining the Effects of Drought on Human Health

The Disaster Information Management Research Center of the National Library of Medicine has made available a new disaster topic page focused on Droughts and Health. The webpage looks primarily at the human health effects of drought conditions as experienced in the United States. “Health effects in the United States have...

How Does Your State Rank in Water Preparedness Planning?

The report Ready or Not: An Evaluation of State Climate and Water Preparedness Planning from the Natural Resources Defense Council, looks at how climate change is impacting water resources across the United States. Climate change is putting water supplies at risk, increasing flooding and erosion, and threatening fish and aquatic...

How Will Global Water Problems Impact U.S. National Security?

The Intelligence Community Assessment (ICA) “Global Water Security,” prepared by the National Intelligence Council (NIC) of the Office of the Director of National Intelligence is designed to answer the question: “How will water problems (shortages, poor water quality, or floods) impact US national security interests over the next 30 years?”...