Overall Orange alert Drought for Central Western Europe-2022
in Austria, Germany, Denmark, Spain, France, Hungary, Italy, Netherlands, Sweden

Event summary

The drought has lasted for 8 months. Drought indicators suggest anomalies typical of severe to extreme events.

GDACS ID DR 1015469
Name: Central Western Europe-2022
Glide number: DR-2022-000251-CHE
Countries: Austria, Germany, Denmark, Spain, France, Hungary, Italy, Netherlands, Sweden
Start Date: End of Feb 2022
Duration: 280 days
Impact: Medium impact for agricultural drought in 194453 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: 101 | About casualties: 2 | Last hour: 0

Contando el costo creciente de los desastres climáticos2022-11-17T06:12+0100.

El cambio climático ha aumentado el costo de los desastres naturales, ya que el aumento del nivel del mar y la sequía aumentan la frecuencia y la gravedad de las inundaciones y los incendios forestales, las aseguradoras y la modelización de
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Il nodo. Alla Cop27 non c'è il clima per risarcire i poveri devastati ... 2022-11-12T22:32+0100.

E' la «cartina di tornasole» della credibilità del vertice. Così, nel discorso di apertura, il segretario generale Onu, António Guterres, ha definito la questione dei risarcimenti ai Paesi poveri per danni inflitti loro dal cambiamento clim
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Il nodo Alla Cop27 non c'è il clima per risarcire i poveri devastati d ... 2022-11-12T21:50+0100.

E' la «cartina di tornasole» della credibilità del vertice. Così, nel discorso di apertura, il segretario generale Onu, António Guterres, ha definito la questione dei risarcimenti ai Paesi poveri per danni inflitti loro dal cambiamento clim
...(more)
Displaced, poisoned, jailed: Climate change victims confront world lea ... 2022-11-10T19:17+0100.

by nations in the Global South for reparations for climate damage inflicted on them. Delegates are aiming for a decision on loss and damage “no later than 2024”. In the last few days, Austria, Germany and Belgium have joined Scotland and De
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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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Analytical report

01/Sep/2022 16:18 UTC

GDO analytical report imported in GDACS update automatic procedure

Analytical report

04/Aug/2022 07:44 UTC

GDO analytical report imported in GDACS update automatic procedure

Analytical report

25/Mar/2022 18:10 UTC

GDO analytical report imported in GDACS update automatic procedure

Data, images, links, services and documents

For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: (2), EC-JRC (36), WMO (1), INFORM (2),