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Mongolia: Dzud: 2023/12/30 Country Information on DRR

Period 2023/12/30
Country or District Mongolia
Event Type Dzud
Outline Mongolia is currently facing a severe Dzud. This slow-onset disaster is unique to Mongolia and results from summer droughts followed by heavy snowfalls and extreme cold, leading to insufficient grazing pastures and hence underfed animals resulting in increased livestock mortality.
Human Impact Physical Impact Others

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UNICEF 2024/01/25
Over 258,000 people, including 100,000 children (51,000 girls and 49,000 boys) are affected due to roads blocked by snow, preventing children from accessing vital health, nutrition, education and protective services.

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Government of Mongolia 2024/01/22
Mongolia: Snow cover map (Ten-day period starting 1 January, 2024) [EN/MN]