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Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences An interactive open-access journal of the European Geosciences Union
Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 16, 801-819, 2016
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Research article
21 Mar 2016
Impacts of European drought events: insights from an international database of text-based reports
Kerstin Stahl et al.
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AC: Author comment | RC: Referee comment | SC: Short comment | EC: Editor comment
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RC C1785: 'Referee comment', Anonymous Referee #1, 22 Sep 2015 Printer-friendly Version 
AC C2001: 'Reply to Referee 1', Kerstin Stahl, 12 Oct 2015 Printer-friendly Version 
RC C2711: 'Strong contribution to drought impacts research', Kelly Helm Smith, 18 Dec 2015 Printer-friendly Version 
AC C2827: 'Reply to Referee', Kerstin Stahl, 28 Dec 2015 Printer-friendly Version 
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Short summary
Based on the European Drought Impact report Inventory (EDII), the study presents an assessment of the occurrence and diversity of drought impacts across Europe. A unique research database has collected close to 5000 textual drought impact reports from 33 European countries. Consistently, reported impacts have been dominated in number by agriculture and water supply, but were very diverse across other sectors. Data and assessment may help drought policy planning at the international level.
Based on the European Drought Impact report Inventory (EDII), the study presents an assessment...