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

Event summary

The drought has lasted for 19 months. Drought indicators suggest anomalies typical of mild to severe events.

GDACS ID DR 1012806
Name: Mainland Southeast Asia-2019
Countries: Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam
Start Date: End of Nov 2018
Duration: 599 days
Impact: Minor impact for agricultural drought in 349416 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory

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Articles: 488 | About casualties: 8 | Last hour: 0

Minister- Prepare disaster responsePhnom Penh PostSat, 11 Jul 2020 15:23:00 +0200.

Minister of Health Mam Bun Heng has told governors of all towns and provinces to instruct the heads of health departments to prepare for upcoming natural disasters. Bun Heng’s letter, dated July 7, said seasonal fluctuations and climate cha
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Minister: Prepare disaster responseWed, 08 Jul 2020 17:46:00 +0200.

Minister of Health Mam Bun Heng has told governors of all towns and provinces to instruct the heads of health departments to prepare for upcoming natural disasters. Bun Heng’s letter, dated July 7, said seasonal fluctuations and climate cha
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Flood and drought remain key challenges for Mekong region: ReportWed, 17 Jun 2020 10:36:00 +0200.

Boosting regional efforts to provide faster and more accurate forecasting on flood and drought and expanding a network of hydro-meteorological monitoring to collect data in the basin are critical in addressing these issues, according to the
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MRC chief says extreme weather ‘Ominous’ for Mekong regionWed, 17 Jun 2020 05:34:00 +0200.

The head of the Mekong River Commission (MRC) says extreme weather is among pressing issues that are “highly critical and urgent” for the region. In a foreword to the MRC’s annual report released Tuesday, chief executive Dr. An Pich Hatda r
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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 (32), WMO (1), INFORM (2),