Overall Green alert Drought for Western Black Sea coast-2019
in Bulgaria, Moldova, Romania, Turkey, Ukraine

Event summary

The drought has lasted for 5 months. Drought indicators suggest anomalies typical of mild to severe events.

GDACS ID DR 1013280
Name: Western Black Sea coast-2019
Countries: Bulgaria, Moldova, Romania, Turkey, Ukraine
Start Date: End of Jun 2019
Duration: 291 days
Impact: Minor impact for agricultural drought in 26350 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory

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Articles: 245 | About casualties: 4 | Last hour: 0

Climate change is making droughts hotter and more intenseThu, 12 Mar 2020 19:36:00 +0100.

Even in the face devastating wildfires sweeping through California , Greece, and even the Arctic Circle, many still refuse to acknowledge the A new study conducted by researchers from the University of California Irvine shows how heat waves
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Russia supports community resilience in LaosTue, 03 Mar 2020 16:10:00 +0100.

. As a new partner to the World Food Programme (WFP), the Russian Ministry of Emergency Situations has provided more than US$1 million to the agency. WFP is using this contribution to buy cooking oil, canned fish and construction materials
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Lao PDR: WFP's resilience work receives support from RussiaTue, 03 Mar 2020 13:14:00 +0100.

VIENTIANE Cooking oil and canned fish from Russia are arriving in Laos to support WFP’s resilience work for communities vulnerable to climate change. The food items, worth US$1 million, will be distributed to 27,500 people in the northern p
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Russia Supports Community Resilience in Lao PDRTue, 03 Mar 2020 07:56:00 +0100.

KPL) In-kind food contributions from Russia arrived in Laos this week, bound to bridge gaps in food security caused by climate change impacts for communities in the northern provinces of the Lao PDR. The Ambassador of Russia to the Lao PDR
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