Overall Green alert Drought for North Iran and Caucasus-2021
in Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Islamic Republic of Iran, Turkmenistan, Türkiye

Event summary

The drought has lasted for 12 months. Drought indicators suggest anomalies typical of mild to severe events.

GDACS ID DR 1015257
Name: North Iran and Caucasus-2021
Glide number: DR-2022-000215-AFG
Countries: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Islamic Republic of Iran, Turkmenistan, Türkiye
Start Date: End of Oct 2021
Duration: 410 days
Impact: Minor impact for agricultural drought in 215190 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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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: (2), EC-JRC (36), WMO (1), INFORM (2),