Overall Green alert Drought for Central Asia-2020
in Afghanistan, China, Iran, Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan, Pakistan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan

Event summary

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

GDACS ID DR 1014473
Name: Central Asia-2020
Countries: Afghanistan, China, Iran, Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan, Pakistan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan
Start Date: End of Oct 2020
Duration: 174 days
Impact: Minor impact for agricultural drought in 2304125 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory

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China reports fewer losses due to natural disasters in Q1Sun, 11 Apr 2021 04:23:00 +0200.

China registered fewer losses caused by natural disasters in the first quarter of this year (Q1), with a significant drop in the death toll, missing population and economic losses, official data shows. Some 4.09 million people nationwide we
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China reports fewer losses due to natural disasters in Q1Sat, 10 Apr 2021 17:12:00 +0200.

BEIJING, April 10 (Xinhua) -- China registered fewer losses caused by natural disasters in the first quarter of this year (Q1), with a significant drop in the death toll, missing population and economic losses, official data shows. Some 4.0
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WS6071b58ea31024ad0bab4b09 htmlSat, 10 Apr 2021 17:04:00 +0200.

BEIJING -- China registered fewer losses caused by natural disasters in the first quarter of this year (Q1), with a significant drop in the death toll, missing population and economic losses, official data shows. Some 4.09 million people na
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China reports fewer losses due to natural disasters in Q1Sat, 10 Apr 2021 16:43:00 +0200.

A worker cleans the snow at a park in Hunnan District of Shenyang, northeast China's Liaoning Province, Jan. 28, 2021. (Xinhua/Yao Jianfeng) BEIJING, April 10 (Xinhua) -- China registered fewer losses caused by natural disasters in the firs
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