Overall Orange alert Drought for Bolivia-Brazil-Paraguay-2019
in Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Paraguay

Event summary

The drought has lasted for 8 months. Drought indicators suggest anomalies typical of mild to severe events.

GDACS ID DR 1012926
Name: Bolivia-Brazil-Paraguay-2019
Countries: Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Paraguay
Start Date: End of Dec 2018
Duration: 396 days
Impact: Medium impact for agricultural drought in 644324 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory

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