Overall Orange alert Drought for Central America, Mexico, South USA-2022
in Belize, Colombia, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, El Salvador, United States

Event summary

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

GDACS ID DR 1016053
Name: Central America, Mexico, South USA-2022
Glide number: DR-2022-000390-BLZ
Countries: Belize, Colombia, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, El Salvador, United States
Start Date: Middle of Nov 2022
Duration: 394 days
Impact: Medium impact for agricultural drought in 1140077 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory


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USAID/BHA Central America Assistance Overview, October 20232023-12-06T20:53+0100.

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AGI - Un gruppo di studiosi di archeologia antropologica e urbanistica provenienti da tutto il mondo ha analizzato come le antiche città dell'America Centrale hanno fatto fronte ai cambiamenti dell'ambiente e hanno scoperto che la loro espe

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: (2), EC-JRC (36), WMO (1), INFORM (2),