Overall Orange alert Drought for Central Eastern Europe-2022
in Hungary, Moldova, Poland, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Ukraine

Event summary

The drought has lasted for 6 months. Drought indicators suggest anomalies typical of severe to extreme events.

GDACS ID DR 1015426
Name: Central Eastern Europe-2022
Glide number: DR-2022-000269-HUN
Countries: Hungary, Moldova, Poland, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Ukraine
Start Date: End of Jan 2022
Duration: 253 days
Impact: Medium impact for agricultural drought in 277120 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory

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Detailed event map. European Union, 2022. Map produced by EC-JRC.
The boundaries and the names shown on this map do not imply official endorsement or acceptance by the European Union.

Updates on volcanic activity (Smithsonian)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 89 | About casualties: 13 | Last hour: 0

Stricter curbs may be imposed on water use in England as supplies run ... 2022-09-13T14:54+0200.

A ban on all non-essential use of water would forbid carwashing, the cleaning of offices and the filling of swimming pools and ponds. Photograph: Mark Richardson/Alamy. Bans on filling public swimming pools, maintaining ponds, washing ca
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European wildfire emissions hit highest level since 20072022-09-07T08:00+0200.

The wildfires that swept across Europe this summer, driven by high temperatures and prolonged dry conditions, have caused the highest CO2 emissions from fires in 15 years, Summer 2022 saw more frequent and more intense wildfires in much
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Questa estate gli incendi hanno divorato 425mila ettari di boschi nell ... 2022-09-06T12:59+0200.

Tra luglio e agosto nei Paesi dell' Unione Europea sono stati divorati dagli incendi 425.000 ettari di territorio boschivo. Un dato drammatico che sottolinea l'eccezionalità di questa estate, caratterizzata da un caldo “ iperestremo ” parag
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bneGREEN: Europe’s once-in-500-year drought threatens energy, food sec ... 2022-08-29T21:26+0200.

Europe is facing its worst drought for 500 years, as the European Commission has warned that nearly half of the EU’s territory faces severe water shortages in August, as climate change has caused low rainfall levels and record-high temperat
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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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Exposed population

Analytical products

Analytical report

01/Sep/2022 16:18 UTC

GDO analytical report imported in GDACS update automatic procedure

Analytical report

04/Aug/2022 07:46 UTC

GDO analytical report imported in GDACS update automatic procedure

Analytical report

12/May/2022 14:00 UTC

GDO analytical report imported in GDACS update automatic procedure

Data, images, links, services and documents

For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: (2), EC-JRC (36), WMO (1), INFORM (2),