Overall Orange alert Drought for South America-2023
in Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Guyana, Peru, Paraguay, Suriname, Venezuela

Event summary

The drought has lasted for 20 months. Drought indicators suggest anomalies typical of severe to extreme events.

GDACS ID DR 1016449
Name: South America-2023
Glide number: DR-2023-000204-BRA
Countries: Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Guyana, Peru, Paraguay, Suriname, Venezuela
Start Date: End of Sep 2022
Duration: 630 days
Impact: Medium impact for agricultural drought in 959881 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory

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Forest fire in Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Guyana, Peru, Paraguay, Suriname - EC/ECHO daily mapFri, 16 Feb 2024 15:42

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Detailed event map. European Union, 2024. Map produced by EC-JRC.
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Latest media headlines

Articles: 886 | About casualties: 9 | Last hour: 0

Esclusivo - Le esportazioni di soia del Paraguay aumentano di ritmo gr ... 2024-06-11T16:32+0200.

Le esportazioni del raccolto di soia del Paraguay, ritardate dai bassi livelli dei fiumi e dalla debolezza dei prezzi all'inizio dell'anno, stanno guadagnando slancio, come mostrano i dati delle spedizioni condivisi con Reuters, mentre gli
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After the floods, the drought: they warn that La Niña will return to t ... 2024-06-10T11:23+0200.

The panorama of floods in southern Brazil and Argentine Mesopotamia can have a resounding turn towards the end of the year since several climate prediction models reference the return of La Niña for that period , an estimate reinforced by t
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En Bolivia, la industria del hierro se abre paso en los humedales del ... 2024-06-09T09:39+0200.

Hace 60 años, se concibió la idea de construir una planta siderúrgica, declaró a Dialogue Earth el actual presidente de la estatal Empresa Siderúrgica del Mutún (ESM), Jorge Alvarado Rivas. Pero recién en 2006 una licitación llegó a término
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La naturaleza humana del desastre2024-06-09T06:03+0200.

Según reportes de prensa, Otis ha sido el huracán más fuerte y de más rápido fortalecimiento en la costa del Pacífico de México. Rompió récords regionales por la fuerza y velocidad de su intensificación , azolando al estado de Guerrero con
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Analytical report

04/Jan/2024 14:20 UTC

GDO analytical report imported in GDACS update automatic procedure

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