Key messages

  • Communication, awareness and outreach/ use available platforms and means for information dissemination to have a wider reach- localised consistent and common messaging, non-alarmist, factual and updated on regular basis;
  • Coordinated early

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  • Droughts are a regular and not an exceptional feature in the region. They have significant adverse social, environmental, health, and economic impacts, mainly where rainfed farming is practiced and places where there are existing pressures

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  • East Africa is one of the regions in the world most affected by droughts. Recent trends seem to show an increase in risk, while longer term projections do not provide clear trends for the whole region and for individual countries.
  • Most

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  • Drought is becoming one of the major challenges in water management in countries of the Danube region (more frequent, more intense, no longer only associated with the summer months, various sectors under drought impact). In the last decades

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  • A uniform methodology with an extensive hazard modelling chain, supplemented with national data on exposure and past impacts, can enable national hotspot analysis and the assessment of region-specific drought disaster impacts as well as

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  • Drought early warning is one of the evolving climate risk management success stories in the Caribbean.
  • In a region deemed generally to have adequate rainfall (though with annual dry seasons), drought was not a hazard traditionally

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  • The 2017 drought on the Canadian Prairies was notable because of its rapid onset and severe intensification. Conditions quickly deteriorated due to an early snow melt and below-normal precipitation in the spring. The region then faced its

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Drought has been a major concern in Northeast of Brazil for centuries with major socio-economic and environmental impacts, especially in its semiarid lands. Nowadays, droughts are lasting longer and getting more severe, affecting various

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  1. Drought has long been regarded as a key recurring feature of the Australian landscape with impacts on our agriculture and food systems and, especially in the past, on the nation’s income (recent Australian Bureau of Agricultural Resources

Key points

  • A major drought occurred in late 2017, early 2018 in the Pampas of central-eastern Argentina, a major world breadbasket. The drought was linked to a mild La Niña event and intraseasonal modes of atmospheric variability. Several locations in