Overall Green alert Drought for Caucasus-2019
in Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Iran, Russia, Turkey, Ukraine

Event summary

The drought has lasted for 5 months. Drought indicators suggest anomalies typical of mild to severe events.

GDACS ID DR 1013691
Name: Caucasus-2019
Countries: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Iran, Russia, Turkey, Ukraine
Start Date: End of Jul 2019
Duration: 185 days
Impact: Minor impact for agricultural drought in 216884 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory

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Articles: 18 | About casualties: 1 | Last hour: 0

Ortofrutta, meno export e più import: Italia superata da Spagna e Olan ... Tue, 21 Jan 2020 06:06:00 +0100.

Le pere, con mele e kiwi, sono il frutto che più ha risentito di cali produttivi con picchi fino a -60% 3' di lettura. Sono 133 i milioni di euro persi nell’export nei primi dieci mesi del 2019 – che equivalgono a un calo percentuale del 3,
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Zimbabwe political, social and economic persp...Thu, 16 Jan 2020 13:06:00 +0100.

Political landscape After the 2018 harmonized elections which gave the ZANU PF party the mandate to rule. President Emmerson Mnangagwa appealed to all political party Presidents who contested in the elections to come together with the aim o
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Syrian Arab Republic: FAO and OCHA support 9 400 vulnerable farmers in ... Wed, 15 Jan 2020 11:57:00 +0100.

and changing climate . Ongoing military operations have displaced thousands of people daily. But, so have droughts in the past few years as well as wildfires that destroyed hectares of farmland. The deteriorating security situation at the b
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Negative consequences of climate change quite strong in RussiaTue, 14 Jan 2020 20:54:00 +0100.

Russia’s first plan to adapt to climate change is a tardy but much-needed acknowledgement of the risks and opportunities presented by global warming, although it lacks concrete action to address the increasingly evident threats, analysts sa
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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: (1), JRC (30), WMO (1), INFORM (2),