Overall Green alert Drought for Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Iran-2023
in Islamic Republic of Iran, Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan

Event summary

The drought has lasted for 4 months. Drought indicators suggest anomalies typical of mild to severe events.

GDACS ID DR 1016696
Name: Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Iran-2023
Countries: Islamic Republic of Iran, Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan
Start Date: End of Sep 2023
Duration: 121 days
Impact: Minor impact for agricultural drought in 633250 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory


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Articles: 14 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 1

Is Iran's rain being stolen?2024-02-13T10:53+0100.

Low rainfall in Iran raises widespread debate about the possibility of human manipulation of climate change (Iranian press) Tehran - In light of the ongoing Israeli aggression on the Gaza Strip and the repeated American attacks against targ
Nigeria: in 15 anni oltre 52mila cristiani uccisi/ La guerra etnica ca ... 2024-02-07T20:14+0100.

La Nigeria , tra i più importanti e popolosi stati africani, vive da diverso tempo nel mezzo di una crisi etnica che, per qualche ragione, si stenta a definire guerra . Una crisi, però, che ha tutti i tratti tipici dei conflitti, con un agg
Ecological crisis fueling insecurity in Nigeria – Prof. Barau2024-02-07T13:32+0100.

The Dean, Faculty of Earth and Environmental Sciences, FEES, Bayero University, Kano, Prof. Aliyu Salisu-Barau, has said incessant maltreatment of the environment is one of the factors igniting the security crisis in Nigeria and other count
BUK holds international conference on environmental, security crisis2024-02-06T21:57+0100.

Professor Aliyu Salisu Barau, the Dean of the Faculty of Earth and Environmental Sciences (FEES) at BUK, highlighted the mistreatment of the environment as a significant factor exacerbating security crises, particularly in Nigeria. He said:

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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),