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Dominican Republic

Country Information

Following data from World Bank Databank and Wikipedia. Latest update 25 September 2012, 05:21 PM
Country Area (sq. km): 48,442
Agriland (sq. km): 24,670
Forest (sq. km): 19,720
Population: 8,442,533
Population 0-14: 31.03%
Population 15-64: 62.69%
Population over 64: 6.28%
Population growth (annual %): 1.32%

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Earthquakes

Relevant earthquakes during the last years (in terms of magnitude, depth and estimated population affected within 60km).

No recent major earthquakes in this country or around this country.

Storms

Storms information are collected from NASA-TRMM, NHC, JTWC, CPHC, IBTrACS-WMO.

  • IRENE
    Observation started the 20 Aug 2020 11:00 PM
    Latest Update: 28 Aug 2020 09:00 PM
  • EMILY
    Observation started the 01 Aug 2020 11:30 PM
    Latest Update: 04 Aug 2020 03:00 PM
  • NOT NAMED
    Observation started the 27 Aug 2020 12:00 AM
    Latest Update: 29 Oct 2020 06:00 PM
  • NOT NAMED
    Observation started the 26 Jun 2020 12:00 PM
    Latest Update: 10 Nov 2020 06:00 PM
  • NOT NAMED
    Observation started the 16 May 2020 06:00 AM
    Latest Update: 11 Oct 2020 06:00 AM
  • NOT NAMED
    Observation started the 18 Aug 2020 12:00 AM
    Latest Update: 28 Oct 2020 06:00 PM
  • NOT NAMED
    Observation started the 24 Aug 2020 06:00 AM
    Latest Update: 15 Oct 2020 06:00 PM
  • NOT NAMED
    Observation started the 09 Aug 2020 12:00 AM
    Latest Update: 21 Nov 2020 06:00 PM
  • NOT NAMED
    Observation started the 01 Jul 2020 12:00 AM
    Latest Update: 02 Dec 2020 06:00 PM
  • NOT NAMED
    Observation started the 09 Sep 2020 12:00 AM
    Latest Update: 23 Oct 2020 06:00 PM
  • NOT NAMED
    Observation started the 16 Aug 2020 12:00 AM
    Latest Update: 16 Oct 2020 06:00 PM
  • NOT NAMED
    Observation started the 06 Jul 2020 12:00 AM
    Latest Update: 03 Nov 2020 06:00 PM
  • NOT NAMED
    Observation started the 06 Aug 2020 12:00 PM
    Latest Update: 17 Sep 2020 06:00 AM
  • NOT NAMED
    Observation started the 19 Aug 2020 12:00 AM
    Latest Update: 22 Oct 2020 06:00 AM
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Floods

Floods information have been extracted from the Dartmouth Flood Observatory.

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Volcanoes

Volcanoes information have been extracted from Smithsonian Institution - Global Volcanism Program.

No volcanoes in this country.

Dominican RepublicJANFEBMARAPRMAYJUNJULAUGSEPOCTNOVDEC
                                               
Rainy season                       
Flood           
Tropical storm                   
Drought                                       
Sowing / plantingmain rice, 3rd maize & sorghum main maize, sorghum & rice     2nd rice 2nd maize, sorghum & rice    main rice, 3rd maize & sorghum
Harvesting2nd maize, sorghum & rice     3rd maize & sorghum, main ricemain rice, maize & sorghum             2nd rice

The following maps have been collected from UNOSAT, WFP, ITHACA and ReliefWeb.

No maps available.

Hazards statistics are based on EM-DATABASE.

No hazards statistics data for this country.

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