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

Event summary

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

GDACS ID DR 1013868
Name: Paraguay-South Brazil-2019
Glide number: DR-2020-000031-ARG
Countries: Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Paraguay
Start Date: End of Dec 2019
Duration: 233 days
Impact: Medium impact for agricultural drought in 419927 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory

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Fires in Argentina’s Paraná Delta are burning ‘out of control’Sat, 08 Aug 2020 01:10:00 +0200.

Argentina’s Paraná Delta is on fire, and conservationists are sounding the alarm, warning that this major ecosystem could be devastated beyond repair. The delta system, which spans 19,300 square kilometers (7,450 square miles) in eastern Ar
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Deforestation in the Amazon is drying up the rest of Brazil: ReportFri, 07 Aug 2020 17:33:00 +0200.

For two years, regions of Brazil that depend on precipitation fed by Amazonian vegetation have seen rainfall below historical averages, impacting crops and harvests. A recent bulletin from a federal agency points to agribusiness itself as o
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Quema de pastizales en el Delta: qué riesgos trae para la zona central ... Thu, 06 Aug 2020 05:18:00 +0200.

El humo de los incendios en el delta del Paraná llega a Buenos Aires y cubre la ciudad(Thomas Khazki) La ciudad de Buenos Aires amaneció gris. Más gris de lo habitual y con olor a quemado. Y no es simplemente porque estaba nublado, sino por
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Quema de pastizales en el Delta: qué riesgos trae para la zona central ... Wed, 05 Aug 2020 20:28:00 +0200.

, producto de los incendios que tienen lugar en Entre Ríos en los últimos días. El humo se origina por la quema de pastizales que realizan varios productores agropecuarios, lo que provocó que ecologistas de Entre Ríos y Santa Fe denunciaran
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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: (1), JRC (32), DesInventar (1), WMO (1), INFORM (2),