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

Event summary

The drought has lasted for 5 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 Oct 2023
Duration: 179 days
Impact: Minor impact for agricultural drought in 130787 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory

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Detailed event map. European Union, 2024. Map produced by EC-JRC.
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A United Nations-led donor conference in Geneva raised almost $630 million (€592 million) on Tuesday to assist millions of Ethiopians impacted by climate change and conflict. "The humanitarian situation in Ethiopia is critical — but there i
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Food insecurity plagues Somalia’s displaced2024-04-17T03:17+0200.

The city of Baidoa is struggling to support a large influx of displaced people as a lack of funding impedes humanitarian response. Nearly three-quarters of the population of Baidoa, Somalia , are internally displaced, and numbers are rising
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Geneva Conference Pledges $630 Million In Life-saving Help For Ethiopi ... 2024-04-17T00:58+0200.

Wednesday, 17 April 2024, 10:45 am Press Release: UN News Ethiopia’s international partners convened in Geneva on Tuesday to address the urgent need for increased humanitarian funding for the crisis-hit country, pledging a total of almost $
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The hotter the world gets, the more water the air can hold and the more it will rain. Last year’s disaster season saw catastrophic floods around the world caused by record levels of rainfall. After putting in the hottest year on record, thi
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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: (2), EC-JRC (36), WMO (1), INFORM (2),