Overall Orange alert Drought for Central Eastern Europe-2022
in Hungary, Moldova, Poland, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Ukraine

Event summary

The drought has lasted for 6 months. Drought indicators suggest anomalies typical of severe to extreme events.

GDACS ID DR 1015426
Name: Central Eastern Europe-2022
Glide number: DR-2022-000269-HUN
Countries: Hungary, Moldova, Poland, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Ukraine
Start Date: End of Jan 2022
Duration: 208 days
Impact: Medium impact for agricultural drought in 298311 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory

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Detailed event map. European Union, 2022. Map produced by EC-JRC.
The boundaries and the names shown on this map do not imply official endorsement or acceptance by the European Union.

Updates on volcanic activity (Smithsonian)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 74 | About casualties: 13 | Last hour: 0

17.08.2022 Hungary - Farmers build more ponds as drought and heatwaves ... 2022-08-18T15:47+0200.

Building ponds to store water for ongoing fresh produce and other essential agricultural production has become a priority for farmers in Hungary, much like in the rest of Europe. The demand for ponds is soaring as producers across Europe ex
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17.08.2022 Hungary - Farmers build more ponds as drought and heatwaves ... 2022-08-18T14:54+0200.

Building ponds to store water for ongoing fresh produce and other essential agricultural production has become a priority for farmers in Hungary, much like in the rest of Europe. The demand for ponds is soaring as producers across Europe ex
...(more)
Wildfires in Portugal, Spain contained2022-08-18T14:17+0200.

LISBON: Massive wildfires in Portugal and Spain were largely under control Thursday after forcing thousands from their homes and destroying large swathes of land. The fires in both countries followed punishing heatwaves and long dry spells,
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Hungarian farmers build more ponds as drought and heatwaves intensify2022-08-16T14:23+0200.

Building ponds to store water for ongoing fresh produce and other essential agricultural production has become a priority for farmers in Hungary, much like in the rest of Europe. The demand for ponds is soaring as producers across Europe ex
...(more)

Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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Exposed population

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Analytical report

04/Aug/2022 07:46 UTC

GDO analytical report imported in GDACS update automatic procedure

Analytical report

12/May/2022 14:00 UTC

GDO analytical report imported in GDACS update automatic procedure

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