A country is coloured with orange if drought episodes have occurred in that country during the reference decade, regardless
of their temporal and spatial (local or nationwide) scale. No distinction between the severity, the frequency and the extent of
the events is made.
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Avoid disposing any waste on the streets, in nature, and especially not in the gutter. This rubbish can end up in the water treatment system and overcharge the decontamination process. Take advantage of city waste baskets. They are everywhere and that's what they are for.
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