According to the Drought in Numbers, 2022 report, released at the ongoing 15th Conference of Parties (CoP15) to the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD), the frequency and duration of drought has increased at an alarming rate around the world since the turn of the century.
The report has revealed that many parts of India fall under the list of regions that are vulnerable to drought globally. India is also included in the UN assessment’s Global Drought Vulnerability Index.
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