Overall Orange alert Drought for Central America-2019
in Belize, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua

Event summary

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

GDACS ID DR 1012649
Name: Central America-2019
Countries: Belize, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua
Start Date: End of Sep 2018
Duration: 427 days
Impact: Medium impact for agricultural drought in 344820 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory

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Latest media headlines

Articles: 105 | About casualties: 6 | Last hour: 0

NACIONAL - Población:Wed, 20 Nov 2019 18:34:00 +0100.

20:09, 2019-11-15. Cuando el agua deja de fluir por el grifo, Aurora Cornejo sale de madrugada en busca de camiones cisterna que pueden tardar horas en abastecerla, aunque las lluvias que azotan Ciudad de México parte del año son ahora una
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NACIONAL - Población:Sat, 16 Nov 2019 03:31:00 +0100.

20:09, 2019-11-15. Cuando el agua deja de fluir por el grifo, Aurora Cornejo sale de madrugada en busca de camiones cisterna que pueden tardar horas en abastecerla, aunque las lluvias que azotan Ciudad de México parte del año son ahora una
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Varietà di olivo che cerchi, resistenza allo stress idrico che troviWed, 06 Nov 2019 13:18:00 +0100.

Sebbene alcuni meccanismi di tolleranza alla disidratazione delle foglie siano noti nell'oliva (Olea europaea L.), non sono ancora state esplorate le possibilità di regolazione della conduttanza idraulica del tronco e rami e delle radici in
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NACIONAL - Población:Mon, 04 Nov 2019 20:25:00 +0100.

09:02, 2019-10-31. México anunció el miércoles que rehabilitará cinco estaciones de bombeo en la ciudad de Tijuana, fronteriza con Estados Unidos, para evitar derrames de aguas residuales que han provocado el enojo de comunidades en el área
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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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Analytical report

23/Sep/2019 10:47 UTC

Analytical report

29/Mar/2019 14:27 UTC

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: (1), JRC (30), WMO (1), INFORM (2),