Permalink: https://media.greenpeace.org/archive/Family-Migrating-in-Maharashtra-27MZIFJ6DEQS2.htmlConceptually similarFarmer in MaharashtraGP0STPOU6Completed★★★★Dried Drains of Bindusara Dam in MaharashtraGP04MTACompleted★★★★Power Plant in MaharashtraGP0STPOTOCompleted★★★★Dried Drains of Mahasangvi Talab in MaharashtraGP04MT9Completed★★★★Woman in Fodder Camp in MaharashtraGP04MTRCompleted★★★★Dried Canal from the Khadka Barrage in IndiaGP04MT5Completed★★★★Cattle Camp in MaharashtraGP04MTCCompleted★★★★Farmer at Dried Burnt Field in Beed DistrictGP0STPOTUCompleted★★★★Young Girl Runs General Store in MaharashtraGP04MTKCompleted★★★★View AllGP0STPOU9Family Migrating in MaharashtraAn agricultural labor family migrating from an interior village of Beed district of Maharashtra. Agricultural labor families migrate every year/season to sugarcane farms and factories.Locations:Asia-India-Maharashtra-South AsiaDate:7 Mar, 2016Credit:© Subrata Biswas / GreenpeaceMaximum size:4500px X 3000pxKeywords:Climate (campaign title)-Climate change-Climate change impacts-Day-Drought-Dry-Families-Farmers-KWCI (GPI)-Land vehicles-Local population-Natural disasters-Outdoors-Villages-WaterShoot:Drought in Maharashtra, IndiaThe State Government of Maharashtra has already declared 15747 villages of 12183 Gram Panchayats in 21 districts as drought affected, under relevant State regulations in October 2015.Solapur is an arid district with normal rainfall averaging about 500 mm, which is quite low. The sugar cane cultivation in Solapur district and the sugar processing factories consume a huge volume of the stored water from Ujjani Dam. The drinking water needs of Solapur town is also met by the dam. The 2015 monsoon provided a paltry 200 mm of rainfall, making it one of the worse affected districts in the drought of 2015-16.