Overall Orange alert Drought for Southeast Asia-2024
in Bangladesh, Bhutan, China, India, Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Malaysia, Philippines, 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, Bhutan, China, India, Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Malaysia, Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam
Start Date: End of Feb 2024
Duration: 145 days
Impact: Medium impact for agricultural drought in 420170 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory

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Latest media headlines

Articles: 288 | About casualties: 26 | Last hour: 0

‘Situation is getting worse and worse’: UN warns climate change escala ... 2024-07-18T17:32+0200.

GENEVA. Extreme weather events and climate change are increasing the vulnerability of refugees and displaced communities, making their lives more difficult, according to a UN spokesperson. In an interview with Anadolu, Olga Sarrado, the spo
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World Vision2024-07-17T12:00+0200.

está respondiendo en Bangladesh a la fuerte tormenta ciclónica Remal, que tocó tierra en la costa suroeste de Bangladesh ayer. El equipo ha activado medidas de preparación para emergencias, incluyendo la apertura de refugios anticiclónicos,
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Environment Subscribers only After a year of world records, heatwaves ... 2024-07-17T02:37+0200.

Across all continents, the planet is burning, suffocating, drying out or, at the same time, drowning. For weeks, if not months, climate disasters have been unfolding and intensifying, striking all countries, sometimes concurrently, so much
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Climate change is intensifying sand and dust storms in Asia2024-07-12T12:26+0200.

More than half (56 per cent) of this increase was attributed to climate change, and 40 per cent to anthropogenic land cover changes. Natural cycle variability accounted for only 4 per cent of this change. While SDS may not pose a direct thr
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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: (2), EC-JRC (36), WMO (1), INFORM (2),