Overall Green alert Drought for Central Asia-2021
in Islamic Republic of Iran, Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan

Event summary

The drought has lasted for 14 months. Drought indicators suggest anomalies typical of mild to severe events.

GDACS ID DR 1015257
Name: Central Asia-2021
Glide number: DR-2022-000215-AFG
Countries: Islamic Republic of Iran, Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan
Start Date: End of Oct 2021
Duration: 949 days
Impact: Minor impact for agricultural drought in 190235 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory

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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),