Overall Green alert Drought for Central USA - Mexico-2021
in Mexico, United States

Event summary

The drought has lasted for 11 months. Drought indicators suggest anomalies typical of mild to severe events.

GDACS ID DR 1015088
Name: Central USA - Mexico-2021
Countries: Mexico, United States
Start Date: End of Jul 2021
Duration: 346 days
Impact: Minor impact for agricultural drought in 507233 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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53 migrants died after being inside a trailer during a heat wave. Cros ... 2022-06-29T23:45+0200.

Aerial view of a truck the place dozens of individuals had been discovered lifeless throughout a warmth wave, on June 27, 2022. Jordan Vonderhaar/Getty Photos 53 migrants had been discovered lifeless inside a truck in San Antonio, Texas, th
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¿Escasez de agua? Recolecta agua de lluvia2022-06-29T16:33+0200.

La captación de agua lluvia puede ser una solución para países que se enfrentan a sequías cada vez más graves. En esta temporada de lluvias y huracanes, muchas partes de Latinoamérica han presenciado precipitaciones intensas. Mientras tanto
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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: (2), EC-JRC (35), DesInventar (1), WMO (1), INFORM (2),