Overall Green alert Drought for Iraq, Iran-2021
in Iraq, Islamic Republic of Iran

Event summary

The drought has lasted for 9 months. Drought indicators suggest anomalies typical of severe to extreme events.

GDACS ID DR 1015257
Name: Iraq, Iran-2021
Countries: Iraq, Islamic Republic of Iran
Start Date: End of Oct 2021
Duration: 345 days
Impact: Minor impact for agricultural drought in 40505 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory

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Latest media headlines

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Nel Mediterraneo orientale e nel Medio Oriente riscaldamento fino a +5 ... 2022-09-06T15:55+0200.

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