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

Event summary

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

GDACS ID DR 1012578
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

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L'intervento dell'FMI in Argentina è stato agevolato da HAARP?Tue, 05 Feb 2019 21:42:00 +0100.

HAARP – High Frequency Active Auroral Research Program – è un’installazione militare, nata come programma di ricerca ionosferico, nata nel 1993 a Gakona, in Alaska, e gestito dall’Università dell’Alaska Fairbanks. Era ed è finanziato dall’A
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L’intervento dell’FMI in Argentina è stato agevolato da HAARP?Tue, 05 Feb 2019 10:12:00 +0100.

DI PETER KOENIG. countercurrents.org. HAARP – High Frequency Active Auroral Research Program – è un’installazione militare, nata come programma di ricerca ionosferico, nata nel 1993 a Gakona, in Alaska, e gestito dall’Università dell’Alaska
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Climate change Vs. energy securitySun, 03 Feb 2019 00:46:00 +0100.

Not only does climate change affect the people’s livelihoods but it also seriously threatens energy security. What is the solution to the problem of ensuring energy security without harming the environment? In fact, to promote renewable ene
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Forum aims to address drought, flood effectsFri, 01 Feb 2019 08:43:00 +0100.

Cambodia-Thailand Mekong River Commission opened its second meeting in Phnom Penh on Thursday. The meeting aims to address the effects of the droughts and flooding the region is increasingly facing. Ministry of Water Resources and Meteorolo
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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: (1), JRC (24), WMO (1), INFORM (2),