Overall Orange alert Drought for Bolivia-Brazil-Paraguay-2019
in Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Paraguay

Event summary

The drought has lasted for 12 months. Drought indicators suggest anomalies typical of severe to extreme events.

GDACS ID DR 1012926
Name: Bolivia-Brazil-Paraguay-2019
Countries: Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Paraguay
Start Date: End of Dec 2018
Duration: 397 days
Impact: Medium impact for agricultural drought in 930607 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory

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Climate change, extreme weather, and human pressure are causing ecosystems across the tropics to collapse, a new study reports. Image via Stokpic. The authors analyzed over 100 locations where tropical forests and coral reefs have been affe
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