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Drought

Data source provider

Department of Irrigation & Drainage (DID)

Use cases

Exposure quantification, Financial stability monitoring, Investment and lending decisions, Macro-economic modelling, Scenario analysis, Stress testing

Data group

Exposure to physical risks

Metric Type

Physical vulnerability

Methodology/ Standard / Classification/ Taxonomy / Reference

1. Reg HCM
2. INFORM 2019 Risk Index
3. ND-GAIN Index
4. RCP Emission pathway
5. Coastal Vulnerability Index
6. National Disaster Management Agency (NADMA)

Unit (e.g. CO2)

SPI Index

Dimension (e.g. Sector, Customer)

By Location

Time horizon 

Backward-looking

Frequency

Monthly

Time series

2005- present

Accessibility

Public

Observation on data availability/gaps

DID publishes a monthly drought report that includes stations that record rain deficits based on the long-term means from the past 3 months.

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