Overall Orange alert Drought for Central Asia-2021
in Afghanistan, Islamic Republic of Iran, Kyrgyzstan, 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-2021
Countries: Afghanistan, Islamic Republic of Iran, Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan, Pakistan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan
Start Date: End of Oct 2021
Duration: 905 days
Impact: Medium impact for agricultural drought in 865153 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory

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Maximum expected impact using different data sources.

As of 2024-01-21, this event integrated the drought event Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Iran-2023.

Episode Timeline

IDAlertScoreDateDescription impactSource
1 0.75 10 Dec 2021 00:00 Minor impact for agricultural drought in 40137 km2 GDO
2 0.5 20 Dec 2021 00:00 Minor impact for agricultural drought in 29950 km2 GDO
3 0.5 30 Dec 2021 00:00 Minor impact for agricultural drought in 19883 km2 GDO
4 0.5 10 Jan 2022 00:00 Minor impact for agricultural drought in 40137 km2 GDO
5 0.5 20 Jan 2022 00:00 Minor impact for agricultural drought in 71056 km2 GDO
6 0.5 30 Jan 2022 00:00 Minor impact for agricultural drought in 141620 km2 GDO
7 0.75 10 Feb 2022 00:00 Minor impact for agricultural drought in 222630 km2 GDO
8 0.75 20 Feb 2022 00:00 Minor impact for agricultural drought in 222630 km2 GDO
9 1.25 02 Mar 2022 00:00 Medium impact for agricultural drought in 232687 km2 GDO
10 1.25 10 Mar 2022 00:00 Medium impact for agricultural drought in 253060 km2 GDO
11 1.25 20 Mar 2022 00:00 Medium impact for agricultural drought in 252695 km2 GDO
12 1.25 30 Mar 2022 00:00 Medium impact for agricultural drought in 222873 km2 GDO
13 1.25 10 Apr 2022 00:00 Medium impact for agricultural drought in 222873 km2 GDO
14 1.25 20 Apr 2022 00:00 Medium impact for agricultural drought in 521461 km2 GDO
15 1.25 30 Apr 2022 00:00 Medium impact for agricultural drought in 625576 km2 GDO
16 1.25 10 May 2022 00:00 Medium impact for agricultural drought in 798382 km2 GDO
17 1.25 20 May 2022 00:00 Medium impact for agricultural drought in 768529 km2 GDO
18 1.25 30 May 2022 00:00 Medium impact for agricultural drought in 556682 km2 GDO
19 1.25 10 Jun 2022 00:00 Medium impact for agricultural drought in 588056 km2 GDO
20 1.25 20 Jun 2022 00:00 Medium impact for agricultural drought in 588056 km2 GDO
21 1.25 30 Jun 2022 00:00 Medium impact for agricultural drought in 298406 km2 GDO
22 1.25 10 Jul 2022 00:00 Medium impact for agricultural drought in 319549 km2 GDO
23 1.25 20 Jul 2022 00:00 Medium impact for agricultural drought in 299295 km2 GDO
24 1 30 Jul 2022 00:00 Medium impact for agricultural drought in 60638 km2 GDO
25 1 10 Aug 2022 00:00 Medium impact for agricultural drought in 60638 km2 GDO
26 1 20 Aug 2022 00:00 Medium impact for agricultural drought in 60638 km2 GDO
27 0.75 30 Aug 2022 00:00 Minor impact for agricultural drought in 40505 km2 GDO
28 0.75 10 Sep 2022 00:00 Minor impact for agricultural drought in 118998 km2 GDO
29 0.75 20 Sep 2022 00:00 Minor impact for agricultural drought in 147824 km2 GDO
30 0.75 30 Sep 2022 00:00 Minor impact for agricultural drought in 58349 km2 GDO
31 0.75 10 Oct 2022 00:00 Minor impact for agricultural drought in 77846 km2 GDO
32 0.75 20 Oct 2022 00:00 Minor impact for agricultural drought in 87258 km2 GDO
33 0.75 30 Oct 2022 00:00 Minor impact for agricultural drought in 38453 km2 GDO
34 0.75 10 Nov 2022 00:00 Minor impact for agricultural drought in 215190 km2 GDO
35 0.75 20 Nov 2022 00:00 Minor impact for agricultural drought in 215190 km2 GDO
36 0.75 30 Nov 2022 00:00 Minor impact for agricultural drought in 176220 km2 GDO
37 0.75 10 Dec 2022 00:00 Minor impact for agricultural drought in 195316 km2 GDO
38 0.75 20 Dec 2022 00:00 Minor impact for agricultural drought in 195316 km2 GDO
39 0.75 30 Dec 2022 00:00 Minor impact for agricultural drought in 156221 km2 GDO
40 0.75 10 Jan 2023 00:00 Minor impact for agricultural drought in 433655 km2 GDO
41 0.75 20 Jan 2023 00:00 Minor impact for agricultural drought in 494296 km2 GDO
42 0.75 30 Jan 2023 00:00 Minor impact for agricultural drought in 497233 km2 GDO
43 0.75 10 Feb 2023 00:00 Minor impact for agricultural drought in 977557 km2 GDO
44 0.75 20 Feb 2023 00:00 Minor impact for agricultural drought in 998051 km2 GDO
45 0.75 02 Mar 2023 00:00 Minor impact for agricultural drought in 717148 km2 GDO
46 0.75 10 Mar 2023 00:00 Minor impact for agricultural drought in 792500 km2 GDO
47 1 20 Mar 2023 00:00 Medium impact for agricultural drought in 846916 km2 GDO
48 1 30 Mar 2023 00:00 Medium impact for agricultural drought in 666865 km2 GDO
49 1.25 10 Apr 2023 00:00 Medium impact for agricultural drought in 955590 km2 GDO
50 1.25 20 Apr 2023 00:00 Medium impact for agricultural drought in 973937 km2 GDO
51 1.25 30 Apr 2023 00:00 Medium impact for agricultural drought in 636739 km2 GDO
52 1.25 10 May 2023 00:00 Medium impact for agricultural drought in 650173 km2 GDO
53 1.25 20 May 2023 00:00 Medium impact for agricultural drought in 700571 km2 GDO
54 1.25 30 May 2023 00:00 Medium impact for agricultural drought in 506360 km2 GDO
55 1.25 10 Jun 2023 00:00 Medium impact for agricultural drought in 1009180 km2 GDO
56 1.25 30 Jun 2023 00:00 Medium impact for agricultural drought in 654414 km2 GDO
57 1.25 10 Jul 2023 00:00 Medium impact for agricultural drought in 1002497 km2 GDO
58 1.25 20 Jul 2023 00:00 Medium impact for agricultural drought in 1010400 km2 GDO
59 1 30 Jul 2023 00:00 Medium impact for agricultural drought in 377847 km2 GDO
60 1 10 Aug 2023 00:00 Medium impact for agricultural drought in 470414 km2 GDO
61 1.25 20 Aug 2023 00:00 Medium impact for agricultural drought in 472815 km2 GDO
62 0.75 30 Aug 2023 00:00 Minor impact for agricultural drought in 177493 km2 GDO
63 0.75 10 Sep 2023 00:00 Minor impact for agricultural drought in 177493 km2 GDO
64 0.75 20 Sep 2023 00:00 Minor impact for agricultural drought in 177493 km2 GDO
65 0.75 30 Sep 2023 00:00 Minor impact for agricultural drought in 177493 km2 GDO
66 0.75 10 Oct 2023 00:00 Minor impact for agricultural drought in 198700 km2 GDO
67 0.75 20 Oct 2023 00:00 Minor impact for agricultural drought in 167785 km2 GDO
68 0.75 30 Oct 2023 00:00 Minor impact for agricultural drought in 98407 km2 GDO
69 0.5 10 Nov 2023 00:00 Minor impact for agricultural drought in 51282 km2 GDO
70 0.5 20 Nov 2023 00:00 Minor impact for agricultural drought in 51282 km2 GDO
71 0.25 30 Nov 2023 00:00 Minor impact for agricultural drought in 81854 km2 GDO
72 0.25 10 Dec 2023 00:00 Minor impact for agricultural drought in 81854 km2 GDO
73 0.25 20 Dec 2023 00:00 Minor impact for agricultural drought in 92276 km2 GDO
74 0.25 30 Dec 2023 00:00 Minor impact for agricultural drought in 92276 km2 GDO
75 0.5 10 Jan 2024 00:00 Minor impact for agricultural drought in 40867 km2 GDO
76 0.5 20 Jan 2024 00:00 Minor impact for agricultural drought in 130937 km2 GDO
77 0.75 30 Jan 2024 00:00 Minor impact for agricultural drought in 616151 km2 GDO
78 0.75 10 Feb 2024 00:00 Minor impact for agricultural drought in 1216116 km2 GDO
79 0.75 20 Feb 2024 00:00 Minor impact for agricultural drought in 1408024 km2 GDO
80 0.75 01 Mar 2024 00:00 Minor impact for agricultural drought in 727741 km2 GDO
81 0.75 10 Mar 2024 00:00 Minor impact for agricultural drought in 877117 km2 GDO
82 1 13 Apr 2024 00:00 Medium impact for agricultural drought in 865153 km2 GDO

Affected Countries

Country
Armenia
Azerbaijan
Iran
Iraq
Saudi Arabia
Syria
Turkey
Turkmenistan


Affected ARU (Administrative Reporting Unit)

RDrI-Agri Name Country
- Medium Armenia Armenia
- Medium Azerbaijan Azerbaijan
- High Kermanshah Iran
- Low Bushehr Iran
- Low Chaharmahal-o bakhtiyar Iran
- Medium East Azarbayejan Iran
- Medium Esfahan Iran
- High Fars Iran
- Medium Hamedan Iran
- High Khorasan Iran
- Low Hormozgan Iran
- High Ilam Iran
- Medium Kerman Iran
- Low Khuzestan Iran
- Low Kohgiluyeh va boyerahma Iran
- Medium Kordestan Iran
- Medium Lorestan Iran
- Medium Markazi Iran
- Low Mazandaran Iran
- High Semnan Iran
- Medium Tehran Iran
- Medium West Azarbayejan Iran
- Medium Yazd Iran
- Medium Zanjan Iran
- Medium Anbar Iraq
- Low Erbil Iraq
- Medium Kirkuk Iraq
- Medium Dahuk Iraq
- High Diyala Iraq
- Low Missan Iraq
- Medium Ninewa Iraq
- Medium Salah al-Din Iraq
- Medium Sulaymaniyah Iraq
- High Wassit Iraq
- Low Northern Frontier Saudi Arabia
- Medium Aleppo Syria
- Low Damascus Syria
- High Dayr_Az_Zor Syria
- Medium Hama Syria
- High Hassakeh Syria
- Medium Homs Syria
- Medium Idleb Syria
- Low Raqqa Syria
- Medium Agri Turkey
- Low Hakkari Turkey
- Medium Igdir Turkey
- High Mardin Turkey
- High Sanliurfa Turkey
- Medium Van Turkey
- Low Ardebil Iran
- Medium Ghazvin Iran
- Medium Ghom Iran
- High Ahal Turkmenistan

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