Overall Green alert Drought for Brazil-2019
in Brazil

Event summary

The drought has lasted for 3 months. Drought indicators suggest anomalies typical of mild to severe events.

GDACS ID DR 1012844
Name: Brazil-2019
Countries: Brazil
Start Date: End of Dec 2018
Duration: 105 days
Impact: Minor impact for agricultural drought in 396293 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory

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Detailed event map. European Union, 2015. Map produced by EC-JRC.
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Latest media headlines

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Climate Change Also Affects Mental Health in MexicoFri, 22 Mar 2019 14:17:00 +0100.

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Climate Change Also Affects Mental Health in MexicoWed, 20 Mar 2019 00:24:00 +0100.

Tourists cool off from high temperatures on the beach at the archaeological site of Tulum, in the southeastern Yucatan peninsula, an area of Mexico highly vulnerable to climate change. Powerful hurricanes, storms, drought, heat waves and ri
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Bolivia (Plurinational State of): Suman a siete los municipios declara ... Thu, 14 Mar 2019 22:08:00 +0100.

Santa Cruz, 14 de marzo de 2019. -El secretario de Seguridad Ciudadana de la Gobernación, Enrique Bruno, informó que siete municipios cruceños se declararon en desastre natural, seis afectados por las lluvias (Cuevo, Lagunillas, Yapacaní, P
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Does Climate Change Offer New Opportunities for Agriculture in Argenti ... Tue, 26 Feb 2019 01:25:00 +0100.

The presentation of the Climate Change Risk Mapping System, which was used as the basis for drawing up the agricultural risk maps in Argentina. Experts say that climate change, in addition to problems, can bring opportunities for the countr
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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: (1), JRC (28), WMO (1), INFORM (2),