Overall Orange alert Drought for China-2022
in China, Nepal, Myanmar, India, Bhutan

Event summary

The drought has lasted for 2 months. Drought indicators suggest anomalies typical of severe to extreme events.

GDACS ID DR 1015826
Name: China-2022
Glide number: DR-2022-000300-CHN
Countries: China, Nepal, Myanmar, India, Bhutan
Start Date: End of Jun 2022
Duration: 103 days
Impact: Medium impact for agricultural drought in 2888722 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory


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National Natural Disaster Risk Situation Released in October and Durin ... 2022-09-30T06:38+0200.

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The rising trend of global average temperature is difficult to reverse ... 2022-09-29T22:55+0200.

Global average temperature rise is difficult to reverse To deal with extreme weather, it is necessary to use both "soft and hard" technology ◎Reporter He Liang and Fu Lili. It is very important to scientifically adapt to the normalization o
. NGOs rally to address climate change2022-09-28T04:09+0200.

Key role played in helping public adapt to issue at grassroots level. A community meeting to discuss environmental protection is held in Guangzhou, Guangdong province. (PHOTO PROVIDED TO CHINA DAILY) As children, Tsenkyap Sangmo's grandpare
90 of 122 areas in C China's Hunan hit by extreme drought that is like ... 2022-09-27T15:40+0200.

As the drought in the Yangtze River basin continues, Central China's Hunan Province has become one of the most-affected areas. According to official statistics, as of Sunday, all 122 cities and counties in the province have reached the medi

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