Overall Orange alert Drought for Southeast Asia-2024
in China, Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Malaysia, Thailand, Vietnam

Event summary

The drought has lasted for 2 months. Drought indicators suggest anomalies typical of mild to severe events.

GDACS ID DR 1017005
Name: Southeast Asia-2024
Glide number: DR-2024-000057-VNM
Countries: China, Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Malaysia, Thailand, Vietnam
Start Date: End of Feb 2024
Duration: 95 days
Impact: Medium impact for agricultural drought in 850652 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory

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CDC’s flood response boosted with vehicles, boats2024-05-26T10:54+0200.

GUYANA is highly vulnerable to natural and man-made disasters such as floods, high winds, and droughts. To address these challenges, the Civil Defence Commission (CDC) was established under the Office of the Prime Minister to lead, coordina
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How our dry continent keeps up with Australia's thirst for this billio ... 2024-05-25T22:20+0200.

It might be in a flat white, in a lunch box or post-gym protein shake, you don't need to look far to see that Australians are seemingly nuts about almonds. Per person, per capita, we have one of the highest consumption rates in the world, w
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Water, Vol. 16, Pages 1502: Monitoring of Extreme Drought in the Yangt ... 2024-05-24T11:23+0200.

In recent years, scholars have carried out a series of research studies on drought monitoring by GRACE. Chen et al. [ 10 ], based on GRACE data earlier, found that there was a basin-wide drought in the Amazon basin in 2005. Feng et al. [ 11
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“Para muchas personas no hubo escapatoria”: así fue el desastre natura ... 2024-05-23T21:25+0200.

A la hora de hablar de desastres naturales que resultaron significativamente existe más de algún ejemplo digno de análisis, claro que uno de los principales ocurrió en 1931 en China. Resulta ser que en dicho año el país asiático fue víctima
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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: (2), EC-JRC (36), WMO (1), INFORM (2),