Overall Orange alert Drought for Bolivia-Brazil-2019
in Bolivia, Brazil, Paraguay

Event summary

The drought has lasted for 10 months. Drought indicators suggest anomalies typical of severe to extreme events.

GDACS ID DR 1012926
Name: Bolivia-Brazil-2019
Countries: Bolivia, Brazil, Paraguay
Start Date: End of Dec 2018
Duration: 330 days
Impact: Medium impact for agricultural drought in 343183 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory

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Según explicó el director del Departamento de Meteorología e Hidrología, Raúl Rodas, este escenario se da a raíz de la falta de lluvias en la cuenca alta y media, sitio donde nace el cauce del río Paraguay. De acuerdo con los datos, durante
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Atmosphere, Vol. 10, Pages 642: Extreme Drought Events over Brazil fro ... Thu, 24 Oct 2019 09:52:00 +0200.

Drought-related disasters are among the natural disasters that are able to cause large economic and social losses. In recent years, droughts have affected different regions of Brazil, impacting water, food, and energy security. In this stud
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Bolivia. La campagna elettorale di Morales tra gli incendi e la disput ... Sat, 05 Oct 2019 20:33:00 +0200.

di Alberto Galvi. Nel bel mezzo della campagna elettorale boliviana alcuni partiti di opposizione hanno attaccato il presidente Morales sulla sua gestione della disputa marittima con il governo cileno, e per la questione degli incendi che h
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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: (1), JRC (29), DesInventar (1), WMO (1), INFORM (2),