Overall Green alert Drought for Turkey - Syria - Lebanon-2020
in Armenia, Azerbaijan, Israel, Iraq, Iran, Jordan, Lebanon, Syria, Turkey

Event summary

The drought has lasted for 3 months. Drought indicators suggest anomalies typical of mild to severe events.

GDACS ID DR 1014392
Name: Turkey - Syria - Lebanon-2020
Countries: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Israel, Iraq, Iran, Jordan, Lebanon, Syria, Turkey
Start Date: End of Aug 2020
Duration: 101 days
Impact: Minor impact for agricultural drought in 407011 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory

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Iranian mountains: a great place to see plants you never have seen bef ... Tue, 24 Nov 2020 16:20:00 +0100.

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Cooperazione: Aics Beirut e Riserva naturale Shouf insieme per combatt ... Thu, 12 Nov 2020 15:58:00 +0100.

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