Overall Orange alert Drought for Central South America-2021
in Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Paraguay, Uruguay

Event summary

The drought has lasted for 24 months. Drought indicators suggest anomalies typical of severe to extreme events.

GDACS ID DR 1013868
Name: Central South America-2021
Glide number: DR-2021-000178-BOL
Countries: Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Paraguay, Uruguay
Start Date: End of Dec 2019
Duration: 1136 days
Impact: Medium impact for agricultural drought in 1450911 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory


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Detailed event map. European Union, 2023. Map produced by EC-JRC.
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Analytical report

21/Mar/2022 10:02 UTC

GDO analytical report imported in GDACS update automatic procedure

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18/Oct/2021 14:30 UTC

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: (2), EC-JRC (36), DesInventar (1), WMO (1), INFORM (2),