Overall Green alert Drought for Mainland Southeast Asia-2019
in Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam

Event summary

The drought has lasted for 20 months. Drought indicators suggest anomalies typical of mild to severe events.

GDACS ID DR 1012806
Name: Mainland Southeast Asia-2019
Countries: Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam
Start Date: End of Nov 2018
Duration: 622 days
Impact: Minor impact for agricultural drought in 426979 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory

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Emergency ResourcesSat, 01 Aug 2020 04:36:00 +0200.

The humanitarian situation in Myanmar is characterized by a complex combination of challenges around displacement, migration, vulnerability to natural disasters, protection and human rights, food insecurity, and chronic poverty. These facto
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River dams in China helped alleviate drought along Lancang-Mekong, res ... Wed, 15 Jul 2020 15:17:00 +0200.

A fisherwoman walks on an embankment on October 31, 2019, on the Mekong River in Pak Chom district in Thailand during the drought. Photo: AFP China was one of the countries that suffered the most from a severe drought along the Lancang-Meko
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Nubifragi, inondazioni, vittime e centinaia di migliaia di sfollati in ... Tue, 14 Jul 2020 08:59:00 +0200.

Il monsone dell’Asia meridionale è la spina dorsale dell’economia regionale, ma ogni anno provoca anche perdita di vite umane e danni. E il caso di quanto sta succedendo quest’anno: piogge monsoniche insolitamente intense e inondazioni hann
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Minister- Prepare disaster responsePhnom Penh PostSat, 11 Jul 2020 15:23:00 +0200.

Minister of Health Mam Bun Heng has told governors of all towns and provinces to instruct the heads of health departments to prepare for upcoming natural disasters. Bun Heng’s letter, dated July 7, said seasonal fluctuations and climate cha
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