Overall Green alert Drought for Mainland Southeast Asia-2019
in Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam

Event summary

The drought has lasted for 20 months. Drought indicators suggest anomalies typical of mild to severe events.

GDACS ID DR 1012806
Name: Mainland Southeast Asia-2019
Countries: Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam
Start Date: End of Nov 2018
Duration: 627 days
Impact: Minor impact for agricultural drought in 426979 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory

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Articles: 494 | About casualties: 8 | Last hour: 0

Scattered boats are seen in the dried up tributary that connects to th ... Sat, 08 Aug 2020 01:08:00 +0200.

As water levels in the lower-Mekong region hit record lows for the second year in a row, a report published Friday by the intergovernmental Mekong River Commission urged China, Myanmar and its member countries to share more data about hydro
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Mekong River Commission Urges More Data Sharing in Lower MekongSat, 08 Aug 2020 01:03:00 +0200.

As water levels in the lower-Mekong region hit record lows for the second year in a row, a report published Friday by the intergovernmental Mekong River Commission urged China, Myanmar and its member countries to share more data about hydro
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“Quale progetto di sviluppo del Gargano?”Tue, 04 Aug 2020 20:01:00 +0200.

(fuoriporta) Gentile Direttore, mi chiamo Philippe Royer. Sono belga e professore di francese e filosofia in pensione. Il mio primo contatto con il Gargano fu in marzo 2000, 20 anni fa. Un colpo di fulmine! Sono 12 anni che vivo felice a Vi
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Emergency ResourcesSat, 01 Aug 2020 04:36:00 +0200.

The humanitarian situation in Myanmar is characterized by a complex combination of challenges around displacement, migration, vulnerability to natural disasters, protection and human rights, food insecurity, and chronic poverty. These facto
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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: (1), JRC (32), WMO (1), INFORM (2),