Overall Orange alert Drought for Syria, Iraq, Northern Iran-2020
in Azerbaijan, Iraq, Iran, Jordan, Syria, Turkey

Event summary

Mild to severe impacts to people and to one or more sectors of the economy.

Name: Syria, Iraq, Northern Iran-2020
Countries: Azerbaijan, Iraq, Iran, Jordan, Syria, Turkey
Start Date: End of Aug 2020
Duration: 298 days
Impact: Medium impact for agricultural drought in 601689 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory

GDACS Score

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Maximum expected impact using different data sources.

Episode Timeline

IDAlertScoreDateDescription impactSource
1 0.5 20 Oct 2020 00:00 Minor impact for agricultural drought in 76193 km2 GDO
2 0.5 30 Oct 2020 00:00 Minor impact for agricultural drought in 57231 km2 GDO
3 0.5 10 Nov 2020 00:00 Minor impact for agricultural drought in 407011 km2 GDO
4 0.5 20 Nov 2020 00:00 Minor impact for agricultural drought in 407011 km2 GDO
5 0.5 30 Nov 2020 00:00 Minor impact for agricultural drought in 248909 km2 GDO
6 0.5 10 Dec 2020 00:00 Minor impact for agricultural drought in 263087 km2 GDO
7 0.5 20 Dec 2020 00:00 Minor impact for agricultural drought in 403938 km2 GDO
8 0.5 30 Dec 2020 00:00 Minor impact for agricultural drought in 348414 km2 GDO
9 1 10 Jan 2021 00:00 Medium impact for agricultural drought in 429053 km2 GDO
10 1 20 Jan 2021 00:00 Medium impact for agricultural drought in 504187 km2 GDO
11 0.75 30 Jan 2021 00:00 Minor impact for agricultural drought in 173179 km2 GDO
12 0.5 10 Feb 2021 00:00 Minor impact for agricultural drought in 184647 km2 GDO
13 0.5 20 Feb 2021 00:00 Minor impact for agricultural drought in 175591 km2 GDO
14 0.5 02 Mar 2021 00:00 Minor impact for agricultural drought in 146809 km2 GDO
15 0.5 10 Mar 2021 00:00 Minor impact for agricultural drought in 235872 km2 GDO
16 0.5 20 Mar 2021 00:00 Minor impact for agricultural drought in 235872 km2 GDO
17 0.5 30 Mar 2021 00:00 Minor impact for agricultural drought in 140775 km2 GDO
18 1.5 10 Apr 2021 00:00 Medium impact for agricultural drought in 130961 km2 GDO
19 1.5 20 Apr 2021 00:00 Medium impact for agricultural drought in 131089 km2 GDO
20 1.5 30 Apr 2021 00:00 Medium impact for agricultural drought in 333016 km2 GDO
21 1.5 10 May 2021 00:00 Medium impact for agricultural drought in 493930 km2 GDO
22 1.5 15 Jun 2021 00:00 Medium impact for agricultural drought in 601689 km2 GDO

Affected Countries

Country
Iraq
Jordan
Syria
Turkey


Affected ARU (Administrative Reporting Unit)

RDrI-Agri Name Country
- Low Jordan Jordan
- Medium Anbar Iraq
- Medium Kirkuk Iraq
- Medium Dahuk Iraq
- Low Diyala Iraq
- High Ninewa Iraq
- Medium Salah al-Din Iraq
- Low Sulaymaniyah Iraq
- Low Damascus Syria
- High Dayr_Az_Zor Syria
- Low Hama Syria
- High Hassakeh Syria
- Medium Homs Syria
- Medium Raqqa Syria
- High Mardin Turkey
- High Sanliurfa Turkey

More information

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