Overall Green alert Drought for Central Asia-2021
in Afghanistan, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan

Event summary

The drought has lasted for 21 months. Drought indicators suggest anomalies typical of severe to extreme events.

GDACS ID DR 1014473
Name: Central Asia-2021
Countries: Afghanistan, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan
Start Date: End of Oct 2020
Duration: 665 days
Impact: Minor impact for agricultural drought in 64861 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory

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Detailed event map. European Union, 2022. Map produced by EC-JRC.
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Latest media headlines

Articles: 147 | About casualties: 2 | Last hour: 0

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In Afghanistan, drought poses migration dilemma for villagers2022-08-16T16:45+0200.

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Analytical report

21/Mar/2022 10:02 UTC

GDO analytical report imported in GDACS update automatic procedure

Analytical report

18/Oct/2021 14:31 UTC

GDO analytical report imported in GDACS update automatic procedure

Daily Maps:

07/Jun/2021 06:01 UTC

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: (2), EC-JRC (35), WMO (1), INFORM (2),