Climatic Hazards-Causes,Impacts and Response

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a) Discuss the atmospheric processes responsible for (i) strong winds (ii) drought. Strong winds are largely caused by differences in pressure over areas of the land. Wind direction is always from low pressure to high pressure as if a high pressure system is dominant over an area the air can only rise and once it has risen the only place for it to move is to a low pressure area. This determines how fast or …

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…life of thousands of people. This is because the countries are very poor and donít have the money to spend on emergency supplies. Even with the emergency supplies of MEDCís the supplies are often not enough and many people suffer. Healthcare service are often very poor in LEDCís due to the lack of money meaning there are sometimes thousands of people to one doctor and medical supplies are in short supply also.