Overall Green alert Drought for Central USA-2021
in United States

Event summary

The drought has lasted for 27 months. Drought indicators suggest anomalies typical of mild to severe events.

GDACS ID DR 1015088
Name: Central USA-2021
Countries: United States
Start Date: End of Apr 2023
Duration: 225 days
Impact: Minor impact for agricultural drought in 63621 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory


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Detailed event map. European Union, 2023. Map produced by EC-JRC.
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Articles: 531 | About casualties: 8 | Last hour: 0

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President bats for global ‘Loss and Damage Fund’2023-12-02T18:14+0100.

President Marcos on Saturday urged global leaders to activate the “Loss and Damage Fund” swiftly during a climate change summit in the United Arab Emirates, seeking support for the Philippines’ bid to host the fund. During the opening of th
Marcos wants PH to host climate fund2023-12-02T17:14+0100.

(UPDATE) PRESIDENT Ferdinand Marcos Jr. called on world leaders to back the Philippines' bid to host the "Loss and Damage Fund" as he sought the prompt operationalization of the program to support developing and vulnerable countries from th
COP28: El manto áspero de la sequía se alarga cada vez más por el plan ... 2023-12-02T16:50+0100.

Durante la segunda jornada de la Conferencia de las Naciones Unidas sobre el Cambio Climático ( COP28 ), la Convención de la ONU de Lucha contra la Desertificación (CNULD) presentó en un informe los últimos datos relacionados con la sequía,

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