Overall Green alert Drought for Central Asia-2021
in Afghanistan, Islamic Republic of Iran, Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan

Event summary

The drought has lasted for 24 months. Drought indicators suggest anomalies typical of mild to severe events.

GDACS ID DR 1015257
Name: Central Asia-2021
Glide number: DR-2022-000215-AFG
Countries: Afghanistan, Islamic Republic of Iran, Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan
Start Date: End of Sep 2021
Duration: 739 days
Impact: Minor impact for agricultural drought in 177493 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory


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