Overall Orange alert Drought for Central Asia-2021
in Afghanistan, Islamic Republic of Iran, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan

Event summary

The drought has lasted for 11 months. Drought indicators suggest anomalies typical of mild to severe events.

GDACS ID DR 1015257
Name: Central Asia-2021
Glide number: DR-2022-000215-AFG
Countries: Afghanistan, Islamic Republic of Iran, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan
Start Date: End of Oct 2021
Duration: 914 days
Impact: Medium impact for agricultural drought in 349568 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory


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Afghanistan: attacco dell'Isis a Kabul, un morto e 3 feriti2024-04-21T10:43+0200.

Una persona è morta e tre sono rimaste ferite la notte scorsa a Kabul in un attentato. A rivendicarlo la costola afgana dell'Isis, nota come Isis-Khorasan, (Isis-k). La notizia è stata data dalla Polizia della capitale afghana. In un comuni
Reconstruction of Kamal Khan Dam 99% Complete2024-04-19T19:08+0200.

The Ministry of Energy and Water reported that the reconstruction of the Kamal Khan Dam is 99% complete and it will soon be operational. According to Matiullah Abed, spokesperson for the Ministry of Energy and Water, the dam has the capacit
Pakistan, Afghanistan: Deadly Flooding: Over 100 Killed Due to Floodin ... 2024-04-18T22:57+0200.

Pakistan and Afghanistan's recent heavy rains resulted in over 100 deaths, according to recent weather reports. The regions have suffered from unseasonal rainfall, causing people to experience deadly flooding and flash flood risks. Communit
Heavy rains and floods kill over 100 across Pakistan and Afghanistan2024-04-16T21:06+0200.

islamabad - Authorities in Pakistan and Afghanistan said Tuesday that intense unseasonal rainfall, lightning and floods across both neighboring countries had killed at least 100 people over the past several days. A spokesman for the Afghani

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