Overall Green alert Drought for Northern Great Plains (Canada-USA)-2019
in Canada

Event summary

The drought has lasted for 6 months. Drought indicators suggest anomalies typical of mild to severe events.

GDACS ID DR 1013252
Name: Northern Great Plains (Canada-USA)-2019
Countries: Canada
Start Date: End of Feb 2019
Duration: 187 days
Impact: Minor impact for agricultural drought in 38961 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory

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Following are statements by Commissioners and the Managing Partners: High Commissioner Michelle Bachelet, United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights: “Today, climate crisis affects countless lives and the enjoyment of a range of huma
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