Overall Orange alert Drought for Mainland Southeast Asia-2019
in Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam

Event summary

The drought has lasted for 15 months. Drought indicators suggest anomalies typical of severe to extreme events.

GDACS ID DR 1012806
Name: Mainland Southeast Asia-2019
Countries: Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam
Start Date: End of Nov 2018
Duration: 497 days
Impact: Medium impact for agricultural drought in 390177 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory

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Articles: 427 | About casualties: 8 | Last hour: 0

Joint efforts to key to saving water resources: officialTue, 24 Mar 2020 07:54:00 +0100.

Deputy Minister of Natural Resources and Environment Le Cong Thanh recently sent the message to organisations to mark World Water Day (WWD), March 22 and World Meteorological Day (WMD), March 23. The United Nations chose 'Water and Climate
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Joint efforts to key to saving water resources: officialTue, 24 Mar 2020 06:34:00 +0100.

Hanoi (VNA) - Water and climate have a close relationship and addressing problems in water resources was the key to better adaptation and limiting the negative effects of climate change, a senior official has said. Deputy Minister of Natura
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Joint efforts to key to saving water resources: officialTue, 24 Mar 2020 05:39:00 +0100.

Deputy Minister of Natural Resources and Environment Le Cong Thanh recently sent the message to organisations to mark World Water Day (WWD), March 22 and World Meteorological Day (WMD), March 23. The United Nations chose 'Water and Climate
...(more)
Onu: «Il cambiamento climatico accelera. Sia battaglia serrata, senza ... Mon, 23 Mar 2020 07:28:00 +0100.

Un rapporto ONU ad ampio raggio sul clima mostra che il cambiamento climatico sta avendo un effetto maggiore del previsto su tutti gli aspetti dell'ambiente e sul benessere dell'umanità. Il rapporto sullo stato globale del clima 2019, reali
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18/Mar/2020 17:00 UTC

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09/Jul/2019 11:27 UTC

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: (1), JRC (31), WMO (1), INFORM (2),