Overall Orange alert Drought for Central America-2019
in Belize, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico

Event summary

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

Name: Central America-2019
Countries: Belize, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico
Start Date: End of Feb 2019
Duration: 146 days
Impact: Medium impact for agricultural drought in 124312 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 10 Feb 2019 10:07 Minor impact for agricultural drought in 49105 km2 GDO
2 0.5 16 Feb 2019 15:47 Minor impact for agricultural drought in 49105 km2 GDO
3 0.5 08 Mar 2019 16:17 Minor impact for agricultural drought in 80424 km2 GDO
4 0.75 15 Mar 2019 17:17 Minor impact for agricultural drought in 68356 km2 GDO
5 1.5 17 Mar 2019 14:27 Medium impact for agricultural drought in 153915 km2 GDO
6 1.5 31 Mar 2019 12:07 Medium impact for agricultural drought in 204322 km2 GDO
7 1.5 05 Apr 2019 09:27 Medium impact for agricultural drought in 82826 km2 GDO
8 1.5 12 Apr 2019 14:07 Medium impact for agricultural drought in 82622 km2 GDO
9 1.5 26 Apr 2019 15:37 Medium impact for agricultural drought in 106238 km2 GDO
10 1.5 08 May 2019 13:57 Medium impact for agricultural drought in 73705 km2 GDO
11 1.5 24 May 2019 09:27 Medium impact for agricultural drought in 85520 km2 GDO
12 1.5 24 May 2019 14:07 Medium impact for agricultural drought in 43199 km2 GDO
13 1.75 09 Jun 2019 15:27 Medium impact for agricultural drought in 43199 km2 GDO
14 1.75 16 Jun 2019 11:27 Medium impact for agricultural drought in 43199 km2 GDO
15 1.75 26 Jun 2019 00:00 Medium impact for agricultural drought in 85754 km2 GDO
16 1.75 16 Jul 2019 18:37 Medium impact for agricultural drought in 124312 km2 GDO

Affected Countries

Country
Belize
Colombia
Costa Rica
Guatemala
Honduras
Mexico
Panama


Affected ARU (Administrative Reporting Unit)

RDrI-Agri Name Country
- Low Costa Rica Costa Rica
- Medium Panama Panama
- Medium Antioquia Colombia
- Low Bolivar Colombia
- Low Choco Colombia
- Medium Cordoba Colombia
- Low Magdalena Colombia
- Medium Sucre Colombia
- High Honduras Honduras
- Medium Belize Belize
- High Guatemala Guatemala
- High Campeche Mexico
- Medium Quintana Roo Mexico
- High Tabasco Mexico

More information

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