Overall Green alert Drought for Southeastern Mediterranean-2024
in Egypt, Israel, Libya

Event summary

The drought has lasted for 6 months. Drought indicators suggest anomalies typical of mild to severe events.

GDACS ID DR 1016906
Name: Southeastern Mediterranean-2024
Countries: Egypt, Israel, Libya
Start Date: End of Nov 2023
Duration: 205 days
Impact: Minor impact for agricultural drought in 217507 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory

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Detailed event map. European Union, 2024. Map produced by EC-JRC.
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After the “record” in Aswan… Why does the temperature in Egypt reach a ... 2024-06-10T15:17+0200.

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Is the world running out of water supplies? These cities have acute dr ... 2024-06-06T19:21+0200.

by the end of this month. Mexico City is neither the first nor the last city to be facing this challenge in the world. Experts have warned that with increasing temperatures in the world as part of a challenge termed global warming , the sup
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World Environment Day: Drought resilience must be enhanced2024-06-05T13:16+0200.

The importance of restoring land, combating desertification and tackling droughts are the focus areas marking today’s World Environment Day. Established by the United Nations General Assembly in 1973, World Environment Day is the largest in
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Egitto: agricoltura verticale e idroponica in netta crescitaSi prevede ... 2024-06-03T18:44+0200.

In Egitto, l'urbanizzazione sottrae spazio alle coltivazioni, mentre, al netto delle piene del Nilo, l'agricoltura deve da sempre fare i conti con aridità e siccità. I terreni arabili, difatti, coprono appena il 5% dell'intero Paese. Le pro
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Analytical report

23/Feb/2024 08:39 UTC

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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),