Overall Orange alert Drought for Syria, Iraq, Iran, Turkey-2021
in Iraq, Iran, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Turkey

Event summary

The drought has lasted for 6 months. Drought indicators suggest anomalies typical of severe to extreme events.

GDACS ID DR 1015257
Name: Syria, Iraq, Iran, Turkey-2021
Glide number: DR-2022-000189-IRQ
Countries: Iraq, Iran, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Turkey
Start Date: End of Oct 2021
Duration: 210 days
Impact: Medium impact for agricultural drought in 521461 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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Nearly 60 mil people internally displaced worldwide in 20212022-05-20T00:05+0200.

Conflicts and natural disasters forced tens of millions to flee within their own country last year, pushing the number of internally displaced people to a record high, monitors said Thursday. Some 59.1 million people were registered as inte
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Nearly 60m internally displaced worldwide in 20212022-05-19T20:07+0200.

GENEVA: Conflicts and natural disasters forced tens of millions to flee within their own country last year, pushing the number of internally displaced people to a record high, monitors said on Thursday. Some 59.1 million people were registe
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60m people internally displaced worldwide in 20212022-05-19T19:32+0200.

Conflicts and natural disasters forced tens of millions to flee within their own country last year, pushing the number of internally displaced people to a record high, monitors said on Thursday. Some 59.1 million people were registered as i
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PH high on list of displacements due to disasters2022-05-19T19:05+0200.

The Philippines had one of the highest numbers of internal displacements due to natural disasters in 2021, with Typhoon Odette resulting in the largest number of disaster displacements of the year worldwide, according to a joint report by t
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