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

Event summary

The drought has lasted for 5 months. Drought indicators suggest anomalies typical of mild to severe events.

GDACS ID DR 1012649
Name: Central America-2019
Countries: Belize, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, El Salvador
Start Date: End of Feb 2019
Duration: 65 days
Impact: Medium impact for agricultural drought in 106238 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory

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Latest media headlines

Articles: 49 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

Waiting for rainFri, 26 Apr 2019 09:26:00 +0200.

The haunting melody of Bob Marley's “I don't want to wait in vain for your love” plays in my head as the days roll on through the latter half of April. I can relate to that song… but the yen I feel is not so much for love as it is for the s
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Noche de LibertadoresThu, 25 Apr 2019 04:38:00 +0200.

Godoy Cruz de Mendoza recibe a Sporting Cristal. Además, Huracán se la juega con Emelec. Mendoza (NA) - Godoy Cruz recibirá hoy en Mendoza a Sporting Cristal de Perú, para salir del último puesto del Grupo C de la Copa Libertadores, en un p
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Gobierno de Puerto Rico botó el agua en Guajataca al filo de la sequíaWed, 24 Apr 2019 17:33:00 +0200.

El director ejecutivo de la AEE, José Ortiz, dijo desconocer sobre la alerta de Quiñones y evadió contestar otras preguntas del CPI sobre la denuncia. Sin embargo, el CPI confirmó con personas cercanas a la operación de la AAA, que pidieron
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Se seca el Caribe: Gobierno de Puerto Rico botó el agua en Guajataca a ... Wed, 24 Apr 2019 16:52:00 +0200.

“Hace tres días que aquí no habido ni gota de agua”. A sus 75 años, Cruz Pérez Cabrera y su esposo Paulino Vega Román, de 83, sobreviven a diario a las consecuencias del racionamiento de agua en el barrio Charcas de Quebradillas. Aunque la
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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: (1), JRC (28), WMO (1), INFORM (2),