Overall Green alert Drought for South-East Asia-2023
in Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand

Event summary

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

GDACS ID DR 1016209
Name: South-East Asia-2023
Countries: Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand
Start Date: End of Jan 2023
Duration: 249 days
Impact: Minor impact for agricultural drought in 261373 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory


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UN’s Guidance to Safeguard Children From Climate Change Effects2023-09-26T13:32+0200.

Children are also impacted and vulnerable to climate change, and governments must protect them against it. On 28 August 2023, the United Nations Child Rights Committee released an authoritative guidance known as General Comment No. 26 that
Mekong River nations unite to confront climate change2023-09-22T03:04+0200.

The commitment was made during meetings held in the Chinese capital Beijing, where senior officials gathered for the 3rd Lancang-Mekong Water Resource Cooperation Forum and the 18th World Water Congress. The six nations along the Mekong Riv
Weekly Wet Season Situation Report in the Lower Mekong River Basin - 1 ... 2023-09-21T03:43+0200.

Key Messages. Key messages for this weekly report are presented below: Rainfall and its forecast Rainfall focused in the areas from Chiang Saen in Thailand to Tan Chau and Chau Doc in Viet Nam, including the upper, middle and lower parts of
Los embalses chinos tienen más agua que nunca debido a que el bajo Mek ... 2023-09-21T01:39+0200.

En Tailandia, los agricultores se quejan de que sus cultivos no crecen adecuadamente. En Camboya, los pescadores dicen que sus capturas son menores que nunca. En Laos, fluctuaciones inesperadas del agua han causado estragos en los medios de

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