Overall Orange alert Drought for Hispaniola-2019
in Dominican Republic, Haiti

Event summary

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

GDACS ID DR 1012765
Name: Hispaniola-2019
Countries: Dominican Republic, Haiti
Start Date: End of Nov 2018
Duration: 124 days
Impact: Medium impact for agricultural drought in 48483 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory

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Latest media headlines

Articles: 5 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

”Dos pesos de agua“ o la magia de doña RemigiaThu, 21 Mar 2019 11:00:00 +0100.

La actual sequía en la República Dominicana parece no tener fin. El sol quema. El calor se torna insoportable. El agua escasea. Las lluvias se alejan cada día más. Las grietas en los terrenos ya comienzan a percibirse. Los embalses de agua
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Biodiversità, allarme della FAO: le poche specie di cui ci nutriamo so ... Mon, 04 Mar 2019 18:35:00 +0100.

La biodiversità delle specie vegetali e animali sulle quali contiamo per mangiare è a rischio: gli organismi che costituiscono lo "zoccolo duro" dell'alimentazione umana sono in declino, a causa di una gestione scorretta della terra e dell'
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Poche specie nel piatto, e a rischio estinzioneMon, 04 Mar 2019 16:34:00 +0100.

La biodiversità delle specie vegetali e animali sulle quali contiamo per mangiare è a rischio: gli organismi che costituiscono lo "zoccolo duro" dell'alimentazione umana sono in declino, a causa di una gestione scorretta della terra e dell'
...(more)
Ten big global challenges technology could solveWed, 27 Feb 2019 13:17:00 +0100.

Carbon sequestration Cutting greenhouse-gas emissions alone won’t be enough to prevent sharp increases in global temperatures. We’ll also need to remove vast amounts of carbon dioxide from the atmosphere, which not only would be incredibly
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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: (1), JRC (28), DesInventar (1), WMO (1), INFORM (2),