Overall Green alert Drought for Central Asia-2021
in China, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan

Event summary

The drought has lasted for 18 months. Drought indicators suggest anomalies typical of mild to severe events.

GDACS ID DR 1014473
Name: Central Asia-2021
Countries: China, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan
Start Date: End of Oct 2020
Duration: 572 days
Impact: Minor impact for agricultural drought in 185898 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory

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Detailed event map. European Union, 2022. Map produced by EC-JRC.
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Latest media headlines

Articles: 240 | About casualties: 5 | Last hour: 0

In April, various natural disasters caused 2.254 million people to suf ... 2022-05-17T03:43+0200.

China News Service, May 17, according to the WeChat public account of the Ministry of Emergency Management, recently, the Ministry of Emergency Management, together with the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, the Ministry of N
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In April, the total number of accidents nationwide dropped, and the sa ... 2022-05-16T11:14+0200.

China News Service, Beijing, May 16 (Zhang Yilin) ​​Shen Zhanli, spokesperson of the Emergency Management Department and director of the Press and Publicity Department, said at the May regular press conference held on the 16th that in April
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Ministry of Emergency Management: A total of 1,425 accidents and 1,241 ... 2022-05-16T10:07+0200.

China News Service, May 16th, Shen Zhanli, spokesperson of the Ministry of Emergency Management and director of the Information and Publicity Department, introduced at a press conference on the 16th that in April, a total of 1,425 accidents
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Persistent heatwave in India and Pakistan highlights climate crisis de ... 2022-05-11T21:22+0200.

BLISTERING HEAT HITTING South Asia over the last two months has persisted into this week, creating increasingly more difficult conditions. Both India and Pakistan have recorded Celsius temperatures in the high 40s that far surpass expectati
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Analytical report

21/Mar/2022 10:02 UTC

GDO analytical report imported in GDACS update automatic procedure

Analytical report

18/Oct/2021 14:31 UTC

GDO analytical report imported in GDACS update automatic procedure

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07/Jun/2021 06:01 UTC

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: (2), EC-JRC (35), WMO (1), INFORM (2),