Overall Orange alert Drought for Philippines-2019
in Philippines

Event summary

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

GDACS ID DR 1013042
Name: Philippines-2019
Countries: Philippines
Start Date: End of Oct 2018
Duration: 250 days
Impact: Medium impact for agricultural drought in 81871 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory

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Could Canada be a safe haven for climate refugees ?Thu, 20 Jun 2019 10:25:00 +0200.

Lying in the central Pacific Ocean, the islands of Kiribati look like a tropical paradise. Surrounded by crystal-clear water and coral reefs, with coconut palm and pandanus trees lining the islands, it's straight out of a holiday brochure.
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Could Canada be a safe haven for climate refugees?Thu, 20 Jun 2019 10:06:00 +0200.

Lying in the central Pacific Ocean, the islands of Kiribati look like a tropical paradise. Surrounded by crystal-clear water and coral reefs, with coconut palm and pandanus trees lining the islands, it's straight out of a holiday brochure.
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What is climate change?Mon, 17 Jun 2019 10:15:00 +0200.

There has been debate recently about whether climate change should actually be called a "climate crisis" or "climate emergency." Whatever the description, scientists have been observing changes in our environment for years. Here's a look at
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Philippines: Early action helps women in farming communities vulnerabl ... Wed, 22 May 2019 15:17:00 +0200.

EWEA ) project to protect the livelihoods of rice farmers in selected vulnerable areas in Mindanao against the potential for extremely dry conditions. Through this project FAO conducted planning workshops and activities with farmers, includ
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