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

Event summary

The drought has lasted for 23 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, Peru, Paraguay, Uruguay
Start Date: End of Dec 2019
Duration: 1146 days
Impact: Medium impact for agricultural drought in 1707785 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory


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Detailed event map. European Union, 2023. Map produced by EC-JRC.
The boundaries and the names shown on this map do not imply official endorsement or acceptance by the European Union.

Updates on volcanic activity (Smithsonian)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 455 | About casualties: 5 | Last hour: 0

the government wants to facilitate the compensation of individuals2023-02-08T20:54+0100.

The compensation “will be concentrated on claims likely to affect the solidity or hinder the normal use of the damaged building”. neenawat555/stock.adobe.com “A new mechanism” will allow the compensation of victims located in municipalities
Clima pazzo, in Italia è allarme agricoltura: cosa sta succedendo e qu ... 2023-02-08T16:07+0100.

Agricoltura piegata, quasi allo stremo. La fotografia che viene scatta su uno dei settori chiave del Made in Italy è drammatica. Prima la siccità dell’estate e dell’autunno – la peggiore degli ultimi 500 anni, costata all’agricoltura italia
Il Cile combatte contro gli incendi selvaggi più letali del record, me ... 2023-02-06T17:32+0100.

I vigili del fuoco cileni hanno lottato per contenere gli incendi forestali lunedì, mentre le autorità hanno dichiarato che il clima caldo e secco continuerà questa settimana, potenzialmente aggravando quelli che sono già i roghi più letali
Shell threatens Greenpeace protestors with jail and fines: But legal t ... 2023-02-06T13:12+0100.

Action pics and video available here , with updates throughout the day. Amsterdam, Netherlands – Shell has attempted to silence Greenpeace International’s peaceful occupation of its oil and gas platform at sea, by hitting the campaign group

Estimated casualties (PAGER)

USGS estimates the number of casualties for each earthquake for the Prompt Assessment of Global Earthquakes for Response (PAGER) product.
The graph shows the current fatalities estimate.

Exposed population

Analytical products

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),