These are large areas that get very little rain.
Check out our fun desert facts for kids and enjoy learning a variety of interesting information about deserts.
According to an estimate, deserts receive no more than 250 mm of rain annually. Check out all these amazing desert facts.
Did you know that Antarctica is a desert as it gets very little rain?
Because it experiences such little rain, Antarctica is considered a desert. Check out these facts about Antarctica.
Discover this magnificent continent through these interesting Antarctica facts for kids.
Droughts occur when there has been very little rainfall for a long time.
Newsround’s Ricky has been out to Kenya to report on the drought in East Africa, and what it means for the people who live there.
Watch Children of the Drought: A Newsround Special.
What is drought? We’ll explore weather, climate, and the water cycle to understand drought better.
Just a Drop is an international water aid charity. To date, we have provided clean, safe water to some of the poorest communities in over 30 countries worldwide.
The ‘Horn of Africa’ area is suffering its worst drought in 60 years. But what does the term ‘famine’ mean?
11 Facts about Famine around the world.
What is famine?
Droughts and floods are becoming increasingly frequent. It means that millions of people are going hungry.See what Oxfam is doing to help.