Cherapunjee, the wettest spot on earth, has a serious drought problem. In the Atacama Desert however, it never rains but people have managed to grow trees with fog water. THE WETTEST DESERT ON EARTH shows that drought can hardly be defined as ‘a lack of rain.’ Drought is much more a poverty problem than a meteorological phenomenon. Where living conditions force people to destroy their environment, even an abundance of water turns useless.
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