Overall Orange alert Drought for Mainland Southeast Asia-2019
in China, India, Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam

Event summary

The drought has lasted for 6 months. Drought indicators suggest anomalies typical of severe to extreme events.

GDACS ID DR 1012806
Name: Mainland Southeast Asia-2019
Countries: China, India, Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam
Start Date: End of Nov 2018
Duration: 302 days
Impact: Medium impact for agricultural drought in 390943 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory

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Latest media headlines

Articles: 247 | About casualties: 3 | Last hour: 0

Il 2019, anno record per i disastri meteo-climaticiTue, 17 Sep 2019 09:52:00 +0200.

CLIMA E METEO: l'IDMC, Internal Displacemente Disaster Center ha pubblicato un rapporto, lo scorso 12 Settembre, nel quale vengono evidenziati tutti i disastri di origine naturale che hanno colpito i vari Paesi del mondo, e che mostrano il
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1,422 killed in normal but erratic rains this yearSun, 15 Sep 2019 21:32:00 +0200.

The southwest monsoon overcame an arid start to record slightly above-average rainfall in a year that saw the highest number of extreme rainfall events and the most people killed in the season since relevant data started being recorded in 2
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8:51 Experta de FAO resalta experiencias de Cuba en manejo de tierrasSat, 14 Sep 2019 15:03:00 +0200.

14 de septiembre de 2019, 8:51 Nueva Delhi, 14 sep (Prensa Latina) Cuba tiene mucha experiencia en el manejo sostenible de suelos, aseveró Vera Boerger, oficial de tierras y aguas de la FAO durante la recién finalizada Conferencia COP-14 de
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COP14 en India concluye con declaración para combatir la desertificaci ... Sat, 14 Sep 2019 02:07:00 +0200.

La declaración hace especial énfasis en la necesidad de alentar los proyectos comunitarios y programas con perspectiva de género. El secretario ejecutivo de la Convención de la ONU contra la Desertificación, Ibrahim Thiaw, expresó las palab
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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: (1), JRC (29), WMO (1), INFORM (2),