Overall Orange alert Drought for Central South America-2021
in Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Uruguay

Event summary

The drought has lasted for 22 months. Drought indicators suggest anomalies typical of severe to extreme events.

GDACS ID DR 1013868
Name: Central South America-2021
Glide number: DR-2021-000178-BOL
Countries: Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Uruguay
Start Date: End of Dec 2019
Duration: 1082 days
Impact: Medium impact for agricultural drought in 712813 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory

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Detailed event map. European Union, 2022. Map produced by EC-JRC.
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Latest media headlines

Articles: 431 | About casualties: 5 | Last hour: 0

Siccità in Perù: scomparse due lagune, a rischio molte altre2022-12-06T08:42+0100.

La laguna di Cconchaccota, situata nella regione peruviana di Arequipa, è scomparsa a causa della grave siccità che imperversa da ottobre e non è l’unico specchio d’acqua svanito nel distretto di Progreso: anche la laguna di Taqraqocha si è
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Minería Minería y el falso relato del control estatal2022-12-06T05:37+0100.

En el marco de los Objetivos de Desarrollo Sustentable, la Auditoría General de la Nación examinó el grado de implementación y seguimiento de acciones por parte del Estado Nacional con respecto al manejo de los pasivos ambientales mineros.
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Siccità in Perù: scomparse due lagune, a rischio molte altre (VIDEO)2022-12-05T14:45+0100.

La laguna di Cconchaccota, situata nella regione peruviana di Arequipa, è scomparsa a causa della grave siccità che imperversa da ottobre e non è l’unico specchio d’acqua svanito nel distretto di Progreso: anche la laguna di Taqraqocha si è
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Photos: Lagoon dries up as Peru’s Southern Andes faces drought2022-12-04T00:52+0100.

The Cconchaccota lagoon, located in Peru’s southern Andes, has been a source of life for the local communities in the region, as the reservoir attracted migratory flamingos and animals while residents depended on it for trout fishing. But t
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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

Daily Maps:

26/Nov/2021 03:47 UTC

Data, images, links, services and documents

For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: (2), EC-JRC (36), DesInventar (1), WMO (1), INFORM (2),