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

Event summary

The drought has lasted for 18 months. Drought indicators suggest anomalies typical of mild to severe events.

GDACS ID DR 1015088
Name: Central USA-2021
Countries: United States
Start Date: End of Jul 2021
Duration: 803 days
Impact: Minor impact for agricultural drought in 108979 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory

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Detailed event map. European Union, 2023. Map produced by EC-JRC.
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Articles: 2160 | XAbout casualties: 190 | Last hour: 0

MIL-OSI Translation: Migration due to climate change is leaving Hondur ... 2023-10-02T23:15+0200.

Source: United Nations – in Spanish 4. Headline: Migration due to climate change is leaving Honduras without a population, warns an expert. The UN Special Rapporteur* on the Promotion and Protection of Human Rights in the Context of Climate
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How Did the Panama Canal Get So Crowded?2023-10-02T23:08+0200.

The canal relies primarily on rainwater from Gatún Lake, a nearby artificial reservoir, to feed its lock system , which uses at least fifty million gallons of water—enough to fill almost seventy-six Olympic-size swimming pools—to float each
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News Trócaire thanks donors in Midlands for supporting 1.5 million peo ... 2023-10-02T22:46+0200.

Trócaire has thanked the people of Offaly and Westmeath for helping to support more than 1.5 million people in 23 countries. Caoimhe de Barra, Trόcaire CEO, said the past year was dominated by hunger in the Horn of Africa, the Russian invas
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News Trócaire thanks donors in Midlands for supporting 1.5 million peo ... 2023-10-02T22:26+0200.

Trócaire has thanked the people of Offaly and Westmeath for helping to support more than 1.5 million people in 23 countries. Caoimhe de Barra, Trόcaire CEO, said the past year was dominated by hunger in the Horn of Africa, the Russian invas
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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: (2), EC-JRC (36), WMO (1), INFORM (2),