Overall Green alert Drought for North Brazil-2022
in Brazil

Event summary

The drought has lasted for 9 months. Drought indicators suggest anomalies typical of mild to severe events.

GDACS ID DR 1015559
Name: North Brazil-2022
Countries: Brazil
Start Date: End of Jan 2022
Duration: 309 days
Impact: Minor impact for agricultural drought in 220526 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: 31 | About casualties: 1 | Last hour: 0

Not because of the war this time... Millions of people are threatened ... 2022-11-19T06:54+0100.

LONDON. - Those who believe that the refugee crisis may stop with the cessation of armed conflicts in poor countries are mistaken, as the world is on the verge of a new type of asylum, the victims of which are numbering in the millions, and
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Displaced, poisoned, jailed: Climate change victims confront world lea ... 2022-11-10T19:17+0100.

by nations in the Global South for reparations for climate damage inflicted on them. Delegates are aiming for a decision on loss and damage “no later than 2024”. In the last few days, Austria, Germany and Belgium have joined Scotland and De
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El río Amazonas en niveles mínimos por la sequía, varado el transporte ... 2022-11-07T20:05+0100.

Los fenómenos climáticos bruscos, severos y con secuelas fulminantes, están a la vista y en la piel de millones de personas en el mundo. Hace apenas unos meses atrás miles de familias en Brasil vieron, sin poder hacer nada, cómo las fuertes
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Climate research: What the stress of the trees is doing to the rainfor ... 2022-10-31T15:36+0100.

Chapter: 1. Dawn in the rainforest. 2. Over all the treetops is peace. Photo: Nyani Quarmyne Dawn in the rainforest. By ANDREAS FREY (text) and NYANI QUARMYNE (photos) Photo: Nyani Quarmyne. October 31, 2022 Floating rivers are part of the
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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: (2), EC-JRC (36), WMO (1), INFORM (2),