Overall Green alert Drought for Ecuador-2018
in Ecuador

Event summary

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

Name: Ecuador-2018
Countries: Ecuador
Start Date: End of Aug 2018
Duration: 96 days
Impact: Medium impact for agricultural drought in 54569 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory

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Latest media headlines

Articles: 17 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

Success stories
Sun, 25 Nov 2018 18:56:00 +0100.

"There’s always a right path for development. You just need to stop and think, and work very hard." Artur, a fisher and rural council member from Toktogul, a city in the Jalal-Abad Region of Kyrgyzstan The project strengthened the right to
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"Informe de riesgo global 2018" toma de ejemplo a niños afectados en t ...
Mon, 19 Nov 2018 19:46:00 +0100.

En abril de 2016, el terremoto de magnitud de 7,8 que sacudió el suelo del noroeste de Ecuador dejó un saldo de más de 660 fallecidos y más de 80.000 damnificados. Además, 560 escuelas quedaron parcial o completamente destruidas. Especialme
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WorldRiskReport: Children suffer most from war and disaster
Mon, 19 Nov 2018 11:59:00 +0100.

In April 2016, northwestern Ecuador was hit by a 7.8 magnitude earthquake . More than 660 people died, and 80,000 lost their homes and livelihoods. About 560 schools were partially or totally destroyed. Children were particularly affected.
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WorldRiskReport: Children suffer most from war and disaster
Mon, 19 Nov 2018 11:56:00 +0100.

In April 2016, northwestern Ecuador was hit by a 7.8 magnitude earthquake . More than 660 people died, and 80,000 lost their homes and livelihoods. About 560 schools were partially or totally destroyed. Children were particularly affected.
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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

USGS estimates the number of casualties for each earthquake for the Prompt Assessment of Global Earthquakes for Response (PAGER) product.
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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: (1), JRC (24), DesInventar (1), WMO (1), INFORM (2),