Overall Orange alert Drought for Southern Peru-2018
in Peru

Event summary

The drought has lasted for 2 months. Drought indicators suggest anomalies typical of severe to extreme events.

GDACS ID DR 1012802
Name: Southern Peru-2018
Countries: Peru
Start Date: End of Nov 2018
Duration: 88 days
Impact: Medium impact for agricultural drought in 71910 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory

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Dissesto idrogeologico: prevederlo grazie all'ENEAMon, 04 Feb 2019 13:47:00 +0100.

Il modello anti dissesto idrogeologico sarà testato in Perù e in un programma per la protezione delle infrastrutture critiche in Italia. (Rinnovabili.it) – Da oggi inizia una nuova era nella gestione del dissesto idrogeologico . Grazie a un
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Dissesto idrogeologico: come prevederlo grazie all’ENEAMon, 04 Feb 2019 13:23:00 +0100.

Il modello anti dissesto idrogeologico sarà testato in Perù e in un programma per la protezione delle infrastrutture critiche in Italia. (Rinnovabili.it) – Da oggi inizia una nuova era nella gestione del dissesto idrogeologico . Grazie a un
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5:24 amThu, 03 Jan 2019 07:02:00 +0100.

It added such a phenomenon will increase in intensity and frequency as the planet warms, worsening their related extreme weather impacts. “El Niño” meaning “little boy” in Spanish, is a natural weather event that causes warmer than usual wa
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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: (1), JRC (28), DesInventar (1), WMO (1), INFORM (2),