Overall Green alert Drought for South-East Parà (Brazil)-2020
in Brazil

Event summary

The drought has lasted for 12 months. Drought indicators suggest anomalies typical of mild to severe events.

GDACS ID DR 1014268
Name: South-East Parà (Brazil)-2020
Countries: Brazil
Start Date: End of Jul 2020
Duration: 373 days
Impact: Minor impact for agricultural drought in 232718 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory

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Detailed event map. European Union, 2021. Map produced by EC-JRC.
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Ecosia to dedicate green search revenues to wildfire recovery2021-07-22T14:08+0200.

Not-for-profit search engine Ecosia has today announced it is to respond to the record-breaking wildfires hitting North America, Australia, and Brazil by dedicating all revenues from 27 July towards wildfire restoration projects. The carbon
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2.5 Billion Trees and Vines Killed in Epicenter of Major Amazon Drough ... 2021-07-22T13:32+0200.

Drone flight over forests affected by the El Niño drought and those affected by drought and fire in 2015. Videos from 2017 in the study region. Credit: Yadvinder Malhi. In normal circumstances, because of high moisture levels, the Amazon ra
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2.5 Billion Trees and Vines Killed in Epicenter of Major Amazon Drough ... 2021-07-22T13:26+0200.

The scientists gathered data by regularly revisiting 21 plots across a mixture of primary forest, secondary re-growing forest and forests where people have selectively logged. The results from these plots were then extrapolated to the regio
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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: (1), EC-JRC (33), WMO (1), INFORM (2),