Overall Orange alert Drought for China-2022
in China

Event summary

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

GDACS ID DR 1015826
Name: China-2022
Glide number: DR-2022-000300-CHN
Countries: China
Start Date: End of Jul 2022
Duration: 128 days
Impact: Medium impact for agricultural drought in 669317 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory

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Remote Sensing, Vol. 14, Pages 5994: Agricultural Drought Assessment i ... 2022-11-26T10:24+0100.

Jiangsu Province is in the Jianghuai region of eastern China and has a total area of 107,200 square kilometers, spanning across 30°45′–35°08′ north latitude and 116°21′–121°56′E longitude, bordering Shanghai, Zhejiang, Anhui, and Shandong.
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Sponge cities cushion impact of climate change2022-11-25T18:24+0100.

BEIJING — To cushion the impact of extreme weather due to climate change, a Chinese landscape architect has been making the case for China and other countries to create so-called “sponge cities.” Yu Kongjian, who spoke to The Associated Pre
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How Afghan refugees used their knowledge of farming in dry regions to ... 2022-11-24T15:10+0100.

Mohammad Tahir Khan looks thinner than other Afghans. He’s wearing a red-coloured shalwar qameez which matches his ruddy face, a turban tied on his head in the Afghan manner. An old watch sits on his wrist but his long grey beard, thinner t
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How Afghan refugees used their knowledge of farming in dry regions to ... 2022-11-24T15:04+0100.

Mohammad Tahir Khan looks thinner than other Afghans. He’s wearing a red-coloured shalwar qameez which matches his ruddy face, a turban tied on his head in the Afghan manner. An old watch sits on his wrist but his long grey beard, thinner t
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17/Oct/2022 08:38 UTC

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