Overall Green alert Drought for Southeastern Mediterranean-2024
in Egypt, Israel, Libya

Event summary

The drought has lasted for 5 months. Drought indicators suggest anomalies typical of mild to severe events.

GDACS ID DR 1016906
Name: Southeastern Mediterranean-2024
Countries: Egypt, Israel, Libya
Start Date: End of Nov 2023
Duration: 190 days
Impact: Minor impact for agricultural drought in 206557 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory

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Detailed event map. European Union, 2024. Map produced by EC-JRC.
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Latest media headlines

Articles: 80 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

Children sweat for perfume and chocolate2024-05-28T12:52+0200.

DIAN DEWI PURNAMASARI. L'Oreal outlet at an exhibition in Singapore in July 2023. The company is accused of using child labor in its production chain. Body fragrance perfume. Delicious chocolate melts in the mouth. Even though they are diff
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Communities.SpringerNature.com: On the Shortcomings of Modelling Downs ... 2024-05-25T18:21+0200.

The Nile River is a unique hydro-ecological system and an indispensable water resource for riparian basin countries. Population growth, changes in precipitation patterns, and increased damming present extreme challenges in managing the basi
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Oltre 30 piramidi furono realizzate lungo un ramo estinto del Nilo2024-05-20T22:01+0200.

A rivelarlo è una serie immagini satellitari e l’analisi dei sedimenti. Erano ben 31 le piramidi che nell’antico Egitto, comprese quelle di Giza, sarebbero state originariamente realizzate lungo un braccio ormai prosciugato del fiume Nilo l
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University of North Carolina: piramidi di Giza costruite lungo un fium ... 2024-05-20T18:36+0200.

Un team di ricercatori americani ed egiziani, guidati da Eman Ghoneim della University of North Carolina Wilmington, ha scoperto che ben 31 piramidi, comprese quelle del famoso complesso di Giza, in Egitto, erano state costruite, con molta
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Analytical report

23/Feb/2024 08:39 UTC

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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),