Overall Orange alert Drought for Central Eastern Europe-2022
in Hungary, Moldova, Poland, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Ukraine

Event summary

The drought has lasted for 6 months. Drought indicators suggest anomalies typical of severe to extreme events.

GDACS ID DR 1015426
Name: Central Eastern Europe-2022
Glide number: DR-2022-000269-HUN
Countries: Hungary, Moldova, Poland, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Ukraine
Start Date: End of Jan 2022
Duration: 202 days
Impact: Medium impact for agricultural drought in 247556 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory

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Detailed event map. European Union, 2022. Map produced by EC-JRC.
The boundaries and the names shown on this map do not imply official endorsement or acceptance by the European Union.

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Latest media headlines

Articles: 69 | About casualties: 13 | Last hour: 0

Drought warning: Nearly half of EU facing emergency amid crop failure ... 2022-08-08T07:59+0200.

The European Drought Observatory (EDO) has new research to show that 45% of the European Union’s land is under drought “warning” conditions which means the soil has been impaired due to dry weather. Approximately 15 percent of the land is u
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Droughts in Europe in July 2022: Almost half of the EU and UK territor ... 2022-07-20T14:14+0200.

The European Commission’s Joint Research Centre today published the “Drought in Europe - July 2022” report, an assessment of Europe’s drought situation based on the European Drought Observatory. The analysis of the evolution and impact of t
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Severe drought could cancel out gains in EU food production2022-07-19T12:33+0200.

by Natasha Foote. Just under half of the EU’s territory is at risk of severe and prolonged drought, according to a new European Commission report, coming amid warnings this unprecedented heatwave may negate gains in food production supposed
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Droughts in Europe in July 2022: almost half of the EU +UK territory a ... 2022-07-19T12:26+0200.

The analysis of the evolution and impact of the prolonged drought in the EU shows that a staggering portion of Europe is currently exposed to warning (44% of EU+UK) and alert (9% of EU+UK) drought levels , associated with soil moisture defi
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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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Exposed population

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Analytical report

04/Aug/2022 07:46 UTC

GDO analytical report imported in GDACS update automatic procedure

Analytical report

12/May/2022 14:00 UTC

GDO analytical report imported in GDACS update automatic procedure

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: (2), EC-JRC (35), WMO (1), INFORM (2),