This technical document examines the impacts of rainfall variability on global food production. It also explores the human impacts of rainfall shocks and finds that in rural areas, living through a long-term drought in childhood can leave scars that follow individuals throughout their lives. It finally investigates rainfall shocks cities and water infrastructure. 

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Organization: WB

Theme: Other

Topics: Water, Emergency Preparedness and Response, Capacity Development

Type of material: Analytical-Technical Document

Publication date: 2017

Language: English