Overall Orange alert Drought for Turan Depression-2021
in Afghanistan, Islamic Republic of Iran, Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan

Event summary

The drought has lasted for 20 months. Drought indicators suggest anomalies typical of severe to extreme events.

GDACS ID DR 1015257
Name: Turan Depression-2021
Glide number: DR-2022-000215-AFG
Countries: Afghanistan, Islamic Republic of Iran, Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan
Start Date: End of Sep 2021
Duration: 626 days
Impact: Medium impact for agricultural drought in 636739 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory

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Latest media headlines

Articles: 37 | XAbout casualties: 2 | Last hour: 0

Afghanistan, forti inondazioni provocano almeno sei morti2023-05-25T01:37+0200.

Nell'Afghanistan centrale, sei persone - tra cui tre donne e un bambino - sono state uccise a causa delle forti inondazioni scatenate da violente piogge. Inoltre, più di 100 case e circa 200 ettari di terreno agricolo sono stati distrutti.
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Conflicts and climate crisis left 71m internally displaced in 20222023-05-12T12:31+0200.

The number of internally displaced people around the world reached a record 71.1 million last year due to conflicts including Ukraine and climate disasters like the monsoon floods in Pakistan, according a new report. The Geneva-based Intern
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Which are the countries with the highest internal displacement in the ... 2023-05-11T14:10+0200.

Conflicts such as the one in Ukraine and natural disasters, many of them a consequence of climate change, caused the number of internally displaced persons on the planet to reach a record 71 million in 2022, according to the annual report p
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L'allarme di UNHCR: la crisi climatica è un’emergenza umanitaria. Oltr ... 2023-05-09T09:54+0200.

La crisi climatica è un’emergenza umanitaria” è il nome della campagna di sensibilizzazione di UNHCR per lanciare l' allarme sull'impatto non solo in tutto il pianeta, ma sulle popolazioni più povere. Infatti, a pagare il prezzo maggiore so
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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: (2), EC-JRC (37), WMO (1), INFORM (2),