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

Event summary

The drought has lasted for 9 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: 323 days
Impact: Minor impact for agricultural drought in 47529 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory


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Articles: 770 | About casualties: 48 | Last hour: 0

WFP Cambodia Country Brief, September 20232023-12-08T06:30+0100.

Attachments In Numbers. 391 mt of food assistance distributed. US$540,000 cash to schools for Home-Grown School Feeding. US$0.18 million six-month (October 2023-March 2024) net funding requirements. 185,000 people assisted. Operational Upda
Water Resources minister calls for ‘Closer Monitoring and Stronger Act ... 2023-12-07T00:08+0100.

The minister, who currently chairs the Mekong River Commission (MRC) Council, made the call during a recent visit to the MRC Regional Flood and Drought Management Center in Phnom Penh. In a statement released Tuesday, the MRC Secretariat in
MRC chair urges early warning system2023-12-06T15:50+0100.

Minister of Water Resources and Meteorology Thor Chetha has called for the improvement of forecasting of worsening flood and drought conditions along the Mekong River, as well as for advanced warning systems for the millions of riverine res
Water Resources Minister Calls for ‘Closer Monitoring and St...2023-12-06T06:40+0100.

AKP Phnom Penh, December 06, 2023 -- Water Resources and Meteorology Minister H.E. Thor Chetha has called for greater collective efforts to mitigate the impacts of flood and drought amid changing hydrological conditions on the Mekong River.

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