Overall Orange alert Drought for Central America, Mexico-2024
in Belize, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, El Salvador

Event summary

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

Name: Central America, Mexico-2024
Countries: Belize, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, El Salvador
Start Date: End of Feb 2024
Duration: 154 days
Impact: Medium impact for agricultural drought in 808724 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 10 Apr 2024 00:00 Minor impact for agricultural drought in 168389 km2 GDO
2 0.75 20 Apr 2024 00:00 Minor impact for agricultural drought in 168389 km2 GDO
3 0.75 30 Apr 2024 00:00 Minor impact for agricultural drought in 172829 km2 GDO
4 1.25 10 May 2024 00:00 Medium impact for agricultural drought in 302011 km2 GDO
5 1.25 20 May 2024 00:00 Medium impact for agricultural drought in 302011 km2 GDO
6 1.25 30 May 2024 00:00 Medium impact for agricultural drought in 367592 km2 GDO
7 1.25 24 Jul 2024 00:00 Medium impact for agricultural drought in 808724 km2 GDO

Affected Countries

Country
Belize
Guatemala
Honduras
Mexico
Nicaragua


Affected ARU (Administrative Reporting Unit)

RDrI-Agri Name Country
- High Belize Belize
- High Guatemala Guatemala
- High Honduras Honduras
- Medium Nicaragua Nicaragua
- Medium Campeche Mexico
- Medium Chiapas Mexico
- Medium Quintana Roo Mexico
- Medium Tabasco Mexico
- Medium Guanajuato Mexico
- Medium Hidalgo Mexico
- Medium Mexico Mexico
- Medium Oaxaca Mexico
- Medium Puebla Mexico
- Medium Queretaro Mexico
- Medium San Luis Potosi Mexico
- High Tamaulipas Mexico
- Low Tlaxcala Mexico
- High Veracruz Mexico

More information

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