Overall Green alert Drought for South Sudan-2021
in South Sudan

Event summary

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

GDACS ID DR 1015040
Name: South Sudan-2021
Countries: South Sudan
Start Date: End of Jul 2021
Duration: 94 days
Impact: Minor impact for agricultural drought in 48739 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory

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Detailed event map. European Union, 2021. Map produced by EC-JRC.
The boundaries and the names shown on this map do not imply official endorsement or acceptance by the European Union.

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US: More threats, more desperate refugees as climate warms2021-10-22T10:33+0200.

WASHINGTON (AP) Worsening climate change requires that the United States do much more to track and protect refugees fleeing natural disasters, the Biden administration said in a series of grim assessments Thursday on the growing challenges
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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: (1), EC-JRC (33), INFORM (2),