Overall Green alert Drought for Central Asia-2021
in Afghanistan, Pakistan

Event summary

The drought has lasted for 14 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, Pakistan
Start Date: End of Oct 2021
Duration: 780 days
Impact: Minor impact for agricultural drought in 51282 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory


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Afghanistan and Iran team up to tackle water rights issue2023-11-26T17:06+0100.

Iranian media recently reported the establishment of a joint working group of environmental officials from Afghanistan and Iran. Their primary objective is to address the ongoing water rights issue concerning the Helmand River. According to
Afghanistan, Iran form joint working group over water rights2023-11-26T14:02+0100.

by The Frontier Post KABUL (Ariana News): Iranian media reported that for the first time a joint working group of environmental officials of Afghanistan and Iran was formed to follow up on the issue of water rights from the Helmand River.
From Darfur to Dubai: former refugee to bring voices of the displaced ... 2023-11-25T13:34+0100.

Emtithal Mahmoud, a Sudanese refugee, writer and activist, is preparing to attend the Cop28 climate summit in Dubai this month as part of her mission to raise up overlooked voices. RFI met her during a visit to the Minawao refugee camp in n

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