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

Event summary

The drought has lasted for 15 months. Drought indicators suggest anomalies typical of severe to extreme events.

GDACS ID DR 1014473
Name: Central Asia-2021
Countries: Afghanistan, Kazakhstan, Pakistan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan
Start Date: End of Oct 2020
Duration: 581 days
Impact: Minor impact for agricultural drought in 216470 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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Updates on volcanic activity (Smithsonian)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 76 | About casualties: 1 | Last hour: 0

Wmo: Ultimi 7 anni i più caldi di sempre, nuovo record per 4 indicator ... 2022-05-24T09:38+0200.

Gli ultimi sette anni sono stati i sette anni più caldi mai registrati. Il 2021 è stato “solo” uno dei sette più caldi a causa di un evento La Niña all’inizio e alla fine dell’anno “temporaneo che ha portato un effetto di raffreddamento, ma
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Iraq’s orange sky is a red flag. Here’s why2022-05-23T15:24+0200.

Over eight dust storms hit Iraq in the last six weeks, turning the skies orange and disrupting lives. Climate change may be a driving force, scientists said. The orange hue across the west Asian country was captured in satellite images by t
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2021 sees record numbers displaced globally and in Myanmar2022-05-20T09:55+0200.

Conflicts and natural disasters forced tens of millions to flee within their own country last year, pushing the number of internally displaced people to a record high, monitors said Thursday. Some 59.1 million people were registered as inte
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2021 sees record numbers displaced globally and in Myanmar2022-05-20T08:02+0200.

Conflicts and natural disasters forced tens of millions to flee within their own country last year, pushing the number of internally displaced people to a record high, monitors said Thursday. Some 59.1 million people were registered as inte
...(more)

Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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Exposed population

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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

Daily Maps:

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),