Overall Green alert Drought for South-West Australia-2023
in Australia

Event summary

The drought has lasted for 8 months. Drought indicators suggest anomalies typical of mild to severe events.

GDACS ID DR 1016588
Name: South-West Australia-2023
Countries: Australia
Start Date: End of Jul 2023
Duration: 267 days
Impact: Minor impact for agricultural drought in 51027 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory

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Detailed event map. European Union, 2024. Map produced by EC-JRC.
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Drought Resilience Planning For Western Riverina2024-04-12T03:28+0200.

The Australian Government and NSW Government have awarded Griffith City, Leeton Shire, Murrumbidgee and Narrandera Shire Council with $560,000 to deliver and implement a Regional Drought Resilience Plan through the Future Drought Fund. The
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Drought Resilience Planning For Western Riverina2024-04-12T03:27+0200.

The Australian Government and NSW Government have awarded Griffith City, Leeton Shire, Murrumbidgee and Narrandera Shire Council with $560,000 to deliver and implement a Regional Drought Resilience Plan through the Future Drought Fund. The
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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: (2), EC-JRC (36), WMO (1), INFORM (2),