Overall Orange alert Drought for China-2022
in China

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
Start Date: End of Jul 2022
Duration: 131 days
Impact: Medium impact for agricultural drought in 669317 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory

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State of Global Water Resources report informs on rivers, land water s ... 2022-11-29T13:59+0100.

Geneva, 29 November 2022 - The World Meteorological Organization has published its first State of Global Water Resources report in order to assess the effects of climate, environmental and societal change on the Earth’s water resources. The
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UN: All regions experienced devastating water extremes in 20212022-11-29T13:53+0100.

In China, Poyang Lake is facing low water levels due to a regional drought in Lushan, Jiangxi province. (Reuters) All regions of the world saw water extremes last year, both floods and droughts, and billions of people had insufficient fresh
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State of Global Water Resources 20212022-11-29T12:18+0100.

WMO reports on freshwater availability in a changing climate. Geneva, 29 November 2022 - The World Meteorological Organization has published its first State of Global Water Resources report in order to assess the effects of climate, environ
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MIL-OSI United Nations: State of Global Water Resources report informs ... 2022-11-29T11:20+0100.

Source: World Meteorological Organization. Geneva, 29 November 2022 – The World Meteorological Organization has published its first State of Global Water Resources report in order to assess the effects of climate, environmental and societal
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17/Oct/2022 08:38 UTC

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