Overall Orange alert Drought for Indochina-2018
in Cambodia, Laos, Thailand, Vietnam

Event summary

Mild to severe impacts to people and to one or more sectors of the economy.

Name: Indochina-2018
Countries: Cambodia, Laos, Thailand, Vietnam
Start Date: End of Aug 2018
Duration: 159 days
Impact: Medium impact for agricultural drought in 178155 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory

GDACS Score

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Maximum expected impact using different data sources.

Episode Timeline

IDAlertScoreDateDescription impactSource
1 0.5 16 Nov 2018 15:57 Low impact for agricultural drought in 106426 km2 GDO
2 1.25 24 Nov 2018 16:27 Low impact for agricultural drought in 272522 km2 GDO
3 1.25 04 Jan 2019 00:37 Medium impact for agricultural drought in 166340 km2 GDO
4 1.25 12 Jan 2019 09:37 Medium impact for agricultural drought in 166340 km2 GDO
5 1.25 20 Jan 2019 13:47 Medium impact for agricultural drought in 178155 km2 GDO
6 1.25 26 Jan 2019 17:07 Medium impact for agricultural drought in 178155 km2 GDO

Affected Countries

Country
Cambodia
Laos
Thailand
Vietnam

Affected ARU (Administrative Reporting Unit)

RDrI-Agri Name Country
- High Cambodia Cambodia
- High Lao People's Democratic Republic Laos
- High Thailand Thailand
- High Viet Nam Vietnam

More information

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