Negative effects on Drought

Drought Causes Many Negative Effects

  • drought conditions often provide too little water to support food crops
  • drought often creates lack of clean water for drinking
  • droughts can quickly create hazardous conditions in forest across range lands, setting the stage for wildfires



Wildlife and people

  • Birds are affected by droughts by high temperatures and low moisture levels which result in bird loss.
  • ground dwelling mammals such as ground squirrels

drought can cause bacteria to get into drinking water and ducks can become sick

People are affected because droughts cause a lack of water. We need water to wash dishes,cook,bathe,and to swim. Water is also used to help keep the electricity running in your home.




What we can do

We can conserve water by turning off faucets and spending less time taking showers.