Overall Orange alert Drought for Central Asia and Urals-2020
in China, Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan, Russia, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan

Event summary

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

Name: Central Asia and Urals-2020
Countries: China, Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan, Russia, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan
Start Date: End of Oct 2020
Duration: 368 days
Impact: Medium impact for agricultural drought in 832167 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 21 May 2021 00:00 Medium impact for agricultural drought in 528669 km2 GDO
11 1 03 Jul 2021 00:00 Medium impact for agricultural drought in 398108 km2 GDO
12 1 20 Jun 2021 00:00 Medium impact for agricultural drought in 418097 km2 GDO
13 1.25 30 Jun 2021 00:00 Medium impact for agricultural drought in 295001 km2 GDO
14 1.25 10 Jul 2021 00:00 Medium impact for agricultural drought in 2353493 km2 GDO
15 1.5 20 Jul 2021 00:00 Medium impact for agricultural drought in 2399978 km2 GDO
16 1.25 30 Jul 2021 00:00 Medium impact for agricultural drought in 1183506 km2 GDO
17 1.25 10 Aug 2021 00:00 Medium impact for agricultural drought in 1336852 km2 GDO
18 1.25 20 Aug 2021 00:00 Medium impact for agricultural drought in 1354819 km2 GDO
19 1.25 30 Aug 2021 00:00 Medium impact for agricultural drought in 831168 km2 GDO
20 1.25 10 Sep 2021 00:00 Medium impact for agricultural drought in 1429255 km2 GDO
21 1.25 20 Sep 2021 00:00 Medium impact for agricultural drought in 1493225 km2 GDO
22 1.25 30 Sep 2021 00:00 Medium impact for agricultural drought in 744615 km2 GDO
23 1.25 24 Oct 2021 00:00 Medium impact for agricultural drought in 832167 km2 GDO

Affected Countries

Country
Afghanistan
Iran
Kazakhstan
Kyrgyzstan
Tajikistan
Turkmenistan
Uzbekistan


Affected ARU (Administrative Reporting Unit)

RDrI-Agri Name Country
- Medium Afghanistan Afghanistan
- High Tajikistan Tajikistan
- Medium Khorasan Iran
- High Atyrauskaya Kazakhstan
- High Mangistauskaya Kazakhstan
- Medium Chardzhou Turkmenistan
- Medium Mary Turkmenistan
- High Tashauz Turkmenistan
- High Karakalpakstan Uzbekistan
- High Surkhandarya Uzbekistan
- Low Golestan Iran
- High Balkan Turkmenistan
- High Ahal Turkmenistan
- High Navoiy Uzbekistan
- Medium Kyrgyzstan Kyrgyzstan
- High Almatinskaya Kazakhstan
- High Jambylslkaya Kazakhstan
- High Karagandinskaya Kazakhstan

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