Overall Orange alert Drought for Chile and Argentina-2019
in Argentina, Chile

Event summary

The drought has lasted for 5 months. Drought indicators suggest anomalies typical of severe to extreme events.

GDACS ID DR 1013282
Name: Chile and Argentina-2019
Countries: Argentina, Chile
Start Date: End of Jun 2019
Duration: 172 days
Impact: Medium impact for agricultural drought in 279923 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory

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MIL-OSI NGOs: COP25: UNICEF Global Chief of Communication Paloma Escud ... Mon, 09 Dec 2019 16:13:00 +0100.

Source: UNICEF – MADRID, 9 December 2019: UNICEF Global Chief of Communication Paloma Escudero delivers a speech at a high-level UNICEF-OHCHR event and calls for urgent action on the climate crisis. “Muy bienvenidos a todos. Thank you so mu
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Clima: il 2019 chiuse un decennio di eccezionali ondate di calore e di ... Fri, 06 Dec 2019 21:49:00 +0100.

Il monito. “Se non prendiamo azioni urgenti sul clima – spiega Petteri Taalas, segretario generale della WMO – arriveremo alla fine del secolo a un incremento delle temperature superiore ai 3 gradi C. Anche nel 2019 l’impatto del cambiament
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El año 2019 cierra una década de calentamiento global sin precedentesFri, 06 Dec 2019 11:19:00 +0100.

Las evidencias científicas siguen mostrando año a año los efectos que la crisis climática está teniendo en el mundo: retroceso de los hielos, subidas del nivel del mar sin precedentes a escala mundial, calentamiento de los océanos, ciclones
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El año 2019 cierra una década de calentamiento global sin precedentesThu, 05 Dec 2019 22:57:00 +0100.

“Estamos a 1,1 ºC por encima de los niveles predindustriales. Los últimos 5 años han sido los más cálidos de la historia”, ha declarado Petteri Taalas, secretario general de la Organización Meteorológica Mundial, durante la presentación del
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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: (1), JRC (30), DesInventar (1), WMO (1), INFORM (2),