Overall Orange alert Drought for Australia-2019
in Australia

Event summary

The drought has lasted for 3 months. Drought indicators suggest anomalies typical of severe to extreme events.

GDACS ID DR 1013281
Name: Australia-2019
Countries: Australia
Start Date: End of Jun 2019
Duration: 116 days
Impact: Medium impact for agricultural drought in 638631 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory

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International Day for Disaster Risk ReductionSun, 13 Oct 2019 06:31:00 +0200.

On the International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction , we affirm our commitment to work to reduce the risk of natural disasters to communities across Australia and the Indo-Pacific. Communities in Australia’s region are vulnerable to cyclon
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Clima, il prezzo che pagano oceani e ghiacciai National GeographicWed, 02 Oct 2019 11:13:00 +0200.

L'impatto, dice il rapporto, è già ben visibile. Dalla vetta delle montagne più alte ai fondali oceanici. Ed è tangibile per ogni essere umano. Lo studio sottolinea come i problemi non siano teorici ma che siano già qui, adesso. E dice che
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Clima, il prezzo più caro lo stanno pagando oceani e ghiacci National ... Thu, 26 Sep 2019 16:21:00 +0200.

© Fornito da La Repubblica Un'immagine della Grande Barriera Corallina dell'Australia scattata nel 2018: i segni di sofferenza dovuti al riscaldamento globale sono ben evidenti. Fotografia David Doubilet, National Geographic. Il cambiamento
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Climate change comes to SE AsiaThu, 26 Sep 2019 02:15:00 +0200.

Climate change is a low priority in Southeast Asia. The region's climate always changes, from year to year, with the unreliable monsoon. It's hot already. The ice sheets may be melting but they are a long way away. Only in the Philippines d
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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: (1), JRC (29), WMO (1), INFORM (2),