Overall Orange alert Drought for Central Asia and Urals-2020
in China, Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan, Russia, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan

Event summary

The drought has lasted for 11 months. Drought indicators suggest anomalies typical of severe to extreme events.

GDACS ID DR 1014473
Name: Central Asia and Urals-2020
Glide number: FL-2021-000164-COD
Countries: China, Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan, Russia, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan
Start Date: End of Oct 2020
Duration: 367 days
Impact: Medium impact for agricultural drought in 832167 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory

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Detailed event map. European Union, 2021. Map produced by EC-JRC.
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Latest media headlines

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«Hemos construido una civilización basada en un mundo que ya no existe ... 2021-10-22T21:24+0200.

Hasta ahora, la civilización humana ha operado dentro de una banda de temperatura estrecha y estable. Mediante la quema de combustibles fósiles, ahora nos hemos desatado de nuestro pasado, como si nos hubiéramos trasplantado a otro planeta.
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Climate Change Poses a Widening Threat to National Security - The New ... 2021-10-21T18:43+0200.

The Pentagon released a report of its own , which looked at how it would incorporate climate-related threats into its planning. That report said the military would begin to spend a significant portion of its next budget on climate analysis
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Climate Change Poses a Widening Threat to National Security - The New ... 2021-10-21T18:39+0200.

The Pentagon released a report of its own , which looked at how it would incorporate climate-related threats into its planning. That report said the military would begin to spend a significant portion of its next budget on climate analysis
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Climate Change Poses a Widening Threat to National Security2021-10-21T18:01+0200.

The Pentagon released a report of its own , which looked at how it would incorporate climate-related threats into its planning. That report said the military would begin to spend a significant portion of its next budget on climate analysis
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Analytical report

18/Oct/2021 14:31 UTC

GDO analytical report imported in GDACS update automatic procedure

Daily Maps:

07/Jun/2021 06:01 UTC

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: (1), EC-JRC (33), WMO (1), INFORM (2),