Overall Orange alert Drought for Central Asia, Iran, Pakistan-2020
in Afghanistan, Iran, Kazakhstan, Pakistan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan

Event summary

Mild to severe impacts to people and to one or more sectors of the economy.

Name: Central Asia, Iran, Pakistan-2020
Countries: Afghanistan, Iran, Kazakhstan, Pakistan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan
Start Date: End of Oct 2020
Duration: 240 days
Impact: Medium impact for agricultural drought in 528669 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory

GDACS Score

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Maximum expected impact using different data sources.

Episode Timeline

IDAlertScoreDateDescription impactSource
1 0.5 20 Feb 2021 00:00 Minor impact for agricultural drought in 770758 km2 GDO
2 0.5 02 Mar 2021 00:00 Minor impact for agricultural drought in 860501 km2 GDO
3 0.75 10 Mar 2021 00:00 Minor impact for agricultural drought in 2310474 km2 GDO
4 0.75 20 Mar 2021 00:00 Minor impact for agricultural drought in 2304125 km2 GDO
5 0.75 30 Mar 2021 00:00 Minor impact for agricultural drought in 1470821 km2 GDO
6 0.75 10 Apr 2021 00:00 Minor impact for agricultural drought in 1522731 km2 GDO
7 0.75 20 Apr 2021 00:00 Minor impact for agricultural drought in 1544055 km2 GDO
8 0.75 30 Apr 2021 00:00 Minor impact for agricultural drought in 1310718 km2 GDO
9 1 10 May 2021 00:00 Medium impact for agricultural drought in 1497421 km2 GDO
10 1.25 18 Jun 2021 00:00 Medium impact for agricultural drought in 528669 km2 GDO

Affected Countries

Country
Afghanistan
Iran
Kazakhstan
Pakistan
Tajikistan
Turkmenistan
Uzbekistan


Affected ARU (Administrative Reporting Unit)

RDrI-Agri Name Country
- High Afghanistan Afghanistan
- Low Tajikistan Tajikistan
- Medium Bushehr Iran
- Medium Fars Iran
- High Khorasan Iran
- Low Hormozgan Iran
- Low Kerman Iran
- Low Yazd Iran
- High Atyrauskaya Kazakhstan
- High Mangistauskaya Kazakhstan
- Low Balochistan Pakistan
- Medium Chardzhou Turkmenistan
- High Mary Turkmenistan
- High Karakalpakstan Uzbekistan
- Low Surkhandarya Uzbekistan
- Low Golestan Iran
- High Balkan Turkmenistan
- Medium Ahal Turkmenistan

More information

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