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

Event summary

The drought has lasted for 21 months. Drought indicators suggest anomalies typical of severe to extreme events.

GDACS ID DR 1013868
Name: Central South America-2019
Glide number: DR-2021-000178-BOL
Countries: Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Paraguay
Start Date: End of Dec 2019
Duration: 963 days
Impact: Medium impact for agricultural drought in 1846908 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory

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Latest media headlines

Articles: 386 | About casualties: 4 | Last hour: 0

Italia Nostra: appello ai Sindaci dell'imperiese. 'Stop al taglio di p ... 2022-08-07T09:41+0200.

“La salvezza sta nelle piante. Ovvero il verde in città ed il benessere climatico, un connubio da conoscere e valorizzare. Stiamo tutti vivendo una situazione di forte disagio climatico a causa delle alte temperature di questa torrida estat
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Paraná: aseguran que no hay evidencias sobre futuras crecidas extraord ... 2022-07-31T06:10+0200.

Tres investigadores de la Universidad Nacional del Nordeste (Unne) aseguraron en un reciente estudio que no encontraron evidencia de que los principales estiajes del río Paraná sean predictores de crecidas extraordinarias en los cinco años
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In Sudafrica piante grasse minacciate da siccità e traffico illegale2022-07-30T08:41+0200.

Il riscaldamento globale e i collezionisti stanno decimando le piante grasse in Sudafrica. L’allarme arriva dal South African National Biodiversity Institute (SANBI), ente pubblico di ricerca, secondo il quale le succulente che crescono nel
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19.07.2022 Unprecedented droughts cause pain for farmers across Europe ... 2022-07-19T14:07+0200.

Farmers across much of Europe are feeling the effects of heatwaves and drought. EU Commission vice-president Maroš Šefčovič recently warned, “the present drought in Europe could become the worst ever”. Despite measures to boost domestic pro
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Analytical report

21/Mar/2022 10:02 UTC

GDO analytical report imported in GDACS update automatic procedure

Analytical report

18/Oct/2021 14:30 UTC

GDO analytical report imported in GDACS update automatic procedure

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26/Nov/2021 03:47 UTC

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: (2), EC-JRC (35), DesInventar (1), WMO (1), INFORM (2),