Overall Green alert Drought for Turkey, Syria, Iraq-2020
in Iraq, Syria, Turkey

Event summary

The drought has lasted for 7 months. Drought indicators suggest anomalies typical of mild to severe events.

GDACS ID DR 1014392
Name: Turkey, Syria, Iraq-2020
Countries: Iraq, Syria, Turkey
Start Date: End of Aug 2020
Duration: 236 days
Impact: Minor impact for agricultural drought in 235872 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory


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