Overall Green alert Drought for Bolivia-Brazil-2019
in 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-2019
Countries: Bolivia, Brazil, Paraguay
Start Date: End of Dec 2018
Duration: 275 days
Impact: Minor impact for agricultural drought in 239284 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory

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Indonesia haze: Are forest fires as bad as they seem?Fri, 20 Sep 2019 02:18:00 +0200.

And we have concluded that although fires this year have wrought significant damage to the environment, they have been worse in the past. Indonesia's fire season. Smoky haze has spread to Malaysia, Singapore, the south of Thailand and the P
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End the drought in drought researchTue, 17 Sep 2019 18:58:00 +0200.

The relationship between climate and dust storms is not well understood, according to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. Credit: Mohamed Nureldin Abdallah/Reuters. A decade from now, up to 700 million people will be compelled t
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7:20 Bolivia reafirma posición en defensa de la Naturaleza en COP-14Tue, 10 Sep 2019 13:28:00 +0200.

10 de septiembre de 2019, 7:20 Nueva Delhi, 10 sep (Prensa Latina) Bolivia expresó hoy su preocupación por el calentamiento global y cambio climático provocado por el hombre, al intervenir ante la Conferencia de las Partes de ONU de Lucha c
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La Bolivia verso le elezioni tra incendi e "progressismo anti ambienta ... Mon, 09 Sep 2019 10:31:00 +0200.

Nell’ultimo mese hanno fatto il giro del mondo le immagini dell’Amazzonia in fiamme. Sotto accusa il presidente brasiliano Bolsonaro che, con le sue politiche estrattiviste in favore delle “grandi corporation del crimine ambientale”, sta po
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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: (1), JRC (29), DesInventar (1), WMO (1), INFORM (2),