Overall Green alert Drought for Kazakhstan, Mongolia, Siberia-2022
in China, Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan, Mongolia, Russia

Event summary

The drought has lasted for 7 months. Drought indicators suggest anomalies typical of mild to severe events.

GDACS ID DR 1015623
Name: Kazakhstan, Mongolia, Siberia-2022
Countries: China, Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan, Mongolia, Russia
Start Date: End of Mar 2022
Duration: 259 days
Impact: Minor impact for agricultural drought in 715245 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory

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Africa: This Planet Is Drying Up. And These Are the Consequences2022-12-04T05:02+0100.

Madrid Drought is one of the 'most destructive' natural disasters in terms of the loss of life, arising from impacts, such as wide-scale crop failure, wildfires and water stress. In other words, droughts are one of the "most feared natural
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Large parts of world drier than normal in 2021: WMO2022-12-01T22:43+0100.

GENEVA,1st December, 2022 (WAM) -- Most of the globe was drier than normal in 2021, with “cascading effects on economies, ecosystems and our daily lives”, the UN World Meteorological Organisation (WMO) said. According to the agency’s first
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Large parts of world drier than normal in 2021: WMO2022-12-01T13:47+0100.

According to the agency’s first report on global water resources, areas that were unusually dry included South America’s Rio de la Plata area, where a persistent drought has affected the region since 2019. In Africa, major rivers such as th
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State of Global Water Resources report informs on rivers, land water s ... 2022-12-01T13:47+0100.

The World Meteorological Organization has published its first in order to assess the effects of climate, environmental and societal change on the Earth’s water resources. The aim of this annual stocktake is to support monitoring and managem
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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: (2), EC-JRC (36), WMO (1), INFORM (2),