Overall Orange alert Drought for Chile and Argentina-2019
in Argentina, Chile

Event summary

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

GDACS ID DR 1013282
Name: Chile and Argentina-2019
Countries: Argentina, Chile
Start Date: End of Jun 2019
Duration: 176 days
Impact: Medium impact for agricultural drought in 279923 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory

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Encuesta revela que Chile es el país con el peor diagnóstico sobre el ... Fri, 13 Dec 2019 08:34:00 +0100.

Una percepción bastante crítica de la situación ambiental en Chile respecto de otros países reveló el estudio “Obs’cop 2019, Cambio Climático y Opinión Pública”, elaborado por EDF-IPSOS en 30 naciones, donde se incluyen los territorios que
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Chile: sequía histórica y funesta en un país con el agua privatizadaThu, 12 Dec 2019 12:51:00 +0100.

En el Chile del estallido social hay un motivo del que se habla muy poco: el agua, o más bien, el hecho de que el 80 % de los recursos hídricos están privatizados, mientras el país sufre la peor sequía de su historia. La situación, que ya
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Unicef default logo Press release 09 December 2019 COP25: UNICEF Globa ... Tue, 10 Dec 2019 05:39:00 +0100.

MADRID, 9 December 2019: UNICEF Global Chief of Communication Paloma Escudero delivers a speech at a high-level UNICEF-OHCHR event and calls for urgent action on the climate crisis. "Muy bienvenidos a todos. Thank you so much for joining us
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World: COP25: UNICEF Global Chief of Communication Paloma Escudero rem ... Tue, 10 Dec 2019 00:45:00 +0100.

As prepared. MADRID, 9 December 2019: UNICEF Global Chief of Communication Paloma Escudero delivers a speech at a high-level UNICEF-OHCHR event and calls for urgent action on the climate crisis. "Muy bienvenidos a todos. Thank you so much f
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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: (1), JRC (30), DesInventar (1), WMO (1), INFORM (2),