Overall Orange alert Drought for Sumatra and Southern Malay Peninsula-2019
in Indonesia, Malaysia

Event summary

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

GDACS ID DR 1013395
Name: Sumatra and Southern Malay Peninsula-2019
Glide number: DR-2019-000130-IDN
Countries: Indonesia, Malaysia
Start Date: End of Jun 2019
Duration: 176 days
Impact: Medium impact for agricultural drought in 226191 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory

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Indian Ocean Dipole: What is it and why is it linked to floods and bus ... Sat, 07 Dec 2019 02:08:00 +0100.

Image copyright Getty Images. Flooding and landslides in East Africa have killed dozens of people and forced hundreds of thousands from their homes. Meanwhile, thousands of miles away in Australia, a period of hot, dry weather has led to a
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WWF: Il 2019 è stato un anno di fuoco per le foreste nel mondoFri, 06 Dec 2019 11:38:00 +0100.

L’anno che sta per concludersi ha visto bruciare circa 12 milioni di ettari in Amazzonia, 27 mila ettari del Bacino del Congo, oltre 8 milioni nell’Artico, 328mila ettari tra foreste e altri habitat in Indonesia. In questo momento anche l’A
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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),