Overall Orange alert Drought for Southern Europe-2023
in Andorra, Albania, Cyprus, Spain, France, Gibraltar, Greece, Italy, Malta, San Marino, Türkiye

Event summary

The drought has lasted for 5 months. Drought indicators suggest anomalies typical of severe to extreme events.

GDACS ID DR 1016679
Name: Southern Europe-2023
Countries: Andorra, Albania, Cyprus, Spain, France, Gibraltar, Greece, Italy, Malta, San Marino, Türkiye
Start Date: Middle of Aug 2023
Duration: 200 days
Impact: Medium impact for agricultural drought in 459830 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory

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Detailed event map. European Union, 2024. 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: 3 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

Caldo record tra Spagna e Francia, superati i +30°C: non era mai succe ... 2024-01-25T19:10+0100.

L’ anticiclone delle Azzorre sta determinando un’impennata delle temperature sull’Europa occidentale, anche in montagna. Tra i Paesi più colpiti c’è la Spagna , dove oggi le temperature massime hanno superato persino la soglia dei +30°C . E
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OSCE enhances capacities for wildfire risk reduction and early warning ... 2023-10-13T10:25+0200.

Marking International Day for Disaster Reduction , the OSCE underlines the vital role of wildfire risk reduction, landscape fire management, and fire early warning in responding to the growing challenges posed by climate change. On 9 and 10
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UN Child Rights Committee publishes findings on Albania, Andorra, Domi ... 2023-09-30T01:27+0200.

Andorra The Committee expressed concerns about insufficient sexual and reproductive health services for adolescents and that they need to travel outside the country for abortion. It recommended that Andorra improve adolescents' access to se
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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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Analytical report

23/Feb/2024 09:05 UTC

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