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

Event summary

The drought has lasted for 27 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, Kazakhstan, Pakistan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan
Start Date: End of Oct 2021
Duration: 865 days
Impact: Minor impact for agricultural drought in 1216116 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory

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Latest media headlines

Articles: 328 | About casualties: 41 | Last hour: 0

Ministry Of Public Health Responds To Concerns Of WFP: Malnutrition Fi ... 2024-03-03T11:04+0100.

- Khaama Press) The World Food Programme has recently expressed concern over the reduction of aid in Afghanistan, announcing that nearly 4 million mothers and children in Afghanistan are facing malnutrition. This organization wrote on its s
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Ministry of Public Health responds to concerns of WFP: Malnutrition fi ... 2024-03-03T10:59+0100.

The World Food Programme has recently expressed concern over the reduction of aid in Afghanistan, announcing that nearly 4 million mothers and children in Afghanistan are facing malnutrition. This organization wrote on its social platform X
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UNICEF “Restrictions and barriers to women’s education in Afghanistan ... 2024-03-01T10:26+0100.

2024-03-01T09:24:09.975Z. Highlights: UNICEF/United Nations Children's Fund's South Asia regional representative gave an interview to NHK regarding the current situation in Afghanistan. Mr. Sanjay Wijesekera, head of UNICEF's South. Asia Re
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Integrated Emergency Response to Natural Disasters: Takana Village Cas ... 2024-02-27T08:00+0100.

Background. Following the collapse of the former government in August 2021, Afghanistan is experiencing a complex humanitarian crisis, with existing inequalities and vulnerabilities exacerbated by economic decline, global inflationary press
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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: (2), EC-JRC (36), WMO (1), INFORM (2),