Overall Orange alert Drought for Argentina, Paraguay-2021
in Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Paraguay

Event summary

The drought has lasted for 26 months. Drought indicators suggest anomalies typical of severe to extreme events.

GDACS ID DR 1013868
Name: Argentina, Paraguay-2021
Glide number: DR-2021-000178-BOL
Countries: Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Paraguay
Start Date: End of Jan 2020
Duration: 1417 days
Impact: Medium impact for agricultural drought in 995245 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory


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How climate change threatens agriculture2023-12-08T17:42+0100.

Warmer temperatures contribute to increased severity and frequency of droughts. In Ethiopia, Somalia and Kenya, "five consecutive below-average rainy seasons left 23.4 million people acutely food insecure," revealed a World Food Program rep
Food Insecurity Intensifies in Eastern Africa, a Consequence of Climat ... 2023-12-08T15:49+0100.

A recent report from the World Food Programme (WFP) highlights the escalating food insecurity crisis in eastern Africa, exacerbated by a combination of drought and devastating floods linked to the El Niño phenomenon. The grim situation is p
FAO: Indice prezzi dei prodotti alimentari rimane stabile in novembre2023-12-08T14:33+0100.

GD - Roma, 8 dic. 23 - L'indice di riferimento dei prezzi dei generi alimentari a livello mondiale è rimasto sostanzialmente stabile a novembre, con un calo delle quotazioni internazionali dei cereali compensato da un aumento dei prezzi deg
How climate change threatens global agriculture2023-12-08T13:06+0100.

From the worst drought in forty years in the Horn of Africa to record-breaking heatwaves in Argentina, extreme weather prompted by climate change is threatening to disrupt global agriculture, even in temperate zones previously spared. - Foo

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14/Jul/2023 13:47 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),