Overall Green alert Drought for North Brazil-2022
in Brazil

Event summary

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

GDACS ID DR 1015559
Name: North Brazil-2022
Countries: Brazil
Start Date: End of Jan 2022
Duration: 318 days
Impact: Minor impact for agricultural drought in 220526 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory


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Photo taken on Aug. 16, 2021 shows the flood-hit area in the town of Abana, Kastamonu province, Turkey. At least 74 people died and 47 others went missing in severe floods and mudslides in the Black Sea region of Turkey, the country's disas
Five billion face inadequate water access due to severe climate change2022-11-30T11:12+0100.

Ammon News - More than five billion people are expected to face a shortage of access to water at least once a month each year by 2050 as a result of extremes such as flooding and drought, the UN said on Tuesday. Climate change is reducing r
All regions experienced water extremes in 2021: UN2022-11-30T02:17+0100.

GENEVA: All regions of the world saw water extremes last year -- both floods and droughts -- and billions of people had insufficient freshwater, the United Nations said on Tuesday. Large areas of the planet recorded drier than normal con
All regions experienced water extremes in 2021 – UN2022-11-30T01:16+0100.

This photo taken on September 2, 2022 shows people sitting on a section of a parched river bed along the Yangtze River in Wuhan in China's central Hubei province. (Photo by AFP) / China OUT / All regions of the world saw water extremes l

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