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

Event summary

The drought has lasted for 14 months. Drought indicators suggest anomalies typical of mild to severe events.

GDACS ID DR 1015088
Name: Central USA - Mexico-2021
Countries: Mexico, United States
Start Date: End of Jul 2021
Duration: 443 days
Impact: Minor impact for agricultural drought in 535177 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory

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Articles: 750 | About casualties: 18 | Last hour: 0

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, our daily newsletter that keeps readers up to speed on the most essential Texas news. The Environmental Protection Agency said Thursday it will roll out a suite of new actions and communication strategies to help Texans adapt to the impac
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Se moja México… y el territorio en sequía ya es menos El SMN reportó q ... 2022-10-04T21:16+0200.

Nacional Se moja México… y el territorio en sequía ya es menos. El SMN reportó que la superficie afectada por la sequía pasó de 35.6 a 30%; ciclones Lester, Madeline, Newton y Orlene, y el huracán Ian ayudaron al país. La presa La Boca,
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World throws away a third of food as millions go hungry2022-09-29T20:18+0200.

According to the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), about 14% of the food produced each year is lost in distribution, with retailers and consumers wasting another 17%. That means almost a third of food is wasted. Addres
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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: (2), EC-JRC (36), DesInventar (1), WMO (1), INFORM (2),