Overall Orange alert Drought for Southeast Asia-2024
in Bangladesh, China, India, Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Malaysia, Thailand, Vietnam

Event summary

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

GDACS ID DR 1017005
Name: Southeast Asia-2024
Glide number: DR-2024-000057-VNM
Countries: Bangladesh, China, India, Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Malaysia, Thailand, Vietnam
Start Date: End of Feb 2024
Duration: 113 days
Impact: Medium impact for agricultural drought in 1333670 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory

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Latest media headlines

Articles: 238 | About casualties: 26 | Last hour: 0

Gli esportatori di cereali russi vedono un potenziale di crescita in I ... 2024-06-11T10:36+0200.

Gli esportatori russi di cereali vedono il potenziale per aumentare le forniture di legumi e cereali all'India e alla Cina, pur continuando a concentrarsi sui loro mercati tradizionali in Medio Oriente e Nord Africa, ha dichiarato martedì i
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Rising heatwaves, floods causing increase in snakebites across Southas ... 2024-06-09T13:33+0200.

journalists Al Jabber Malik from Pakistan and Diwash Gahatraj explored the link between climate change and the growing incidents of snakebites as part of a cross-border reporting workshop organized by the US-based East-West Center. The duo’
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Caritas Internationalis in Cox's Bazar calls on the world to do more f ... 2024-06-08T18:09+0200.

Dhaka (AsiaNews) The Secretary General of Caritas Internationalis, Alistair Dutton recently visited the Rohingya camps in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh, where he expressed gratitude to the Government of Bangladesh and the local Church for what th
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Caritas Internationalis in Cox's Bazar calls on the world to do more f ... 2024-06-08T16:07+0200.

Dhaka (AsiaNews) The Secretary General of Caritas Internationalis, Alistair Dutton recently visited the Rohingya camps in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh, where he expressed gratitude to the Government of Bangladesh and the local Church for what th
...(more)

Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: (2), EC-JRC (36), WMO (1), INFORM (2),