Overall Green alert Drought for South-East Asia-2023
in Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand

Event summary

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

GDACS ID DR 1016209
Name: South-East Asia-2023
Countries: Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand
Start Date: End of Jan 2023
Duration: 319 days
Impact: Minor impact for agricultural drought in 47529 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory


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Articles: 767 | About casualties: 48 | Last hour: 1

Water Resources Minister Calls for ‘Closer Monitoring and St...2023-12-06T06:40+0100.

AKP Phnom Penh, December 06, 2023 -- Water Resources and Meteorology Minister H.E. Thor Chetha has called for greater collective efforts to mitigate the impacts of flood and drought amid changing hydrological conditions on the Mekong River.
MRC Council Chair Urges United Action to Protect Region from Flood and ... 2023-12-06T02:11+0100.

Phnom Penh, Cambodia, 5 December 2023 Cambodia’s top representative to the Mekong River Commission (MRC) has called for the region to improve its forecasting of worsening flood and drought, as well as the advanced warnings to the millions o
Weekly Dry Season Situation Report in the Lower Mekong River Basin - 2 ... 2023-11-29T01:24+0100.

Key Messages. Key messages for this weekly report are presented below. Rainfall and its forecast During November 21-27, rainfall concentrated from Neak Luong to Tan Chau and Chau Doc, the lower part of the Mekong River, varied from 0.30 mm
Co-operation between member countries key to Mekong sub-region sustain ... 2023-11-26T06:36+0100.

HCM CITY — Co-operation between its various countries is key to promoting sustainable development in the Mekong sub-region, speakers told a forum held last Friday in HCM City. Speaking at the third Mekong International Forum, Dr Phạm Lan Du

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: (2), EC-JRC (36), WMO (1), INFORM (2),