Overall Red alert Drought for Eastern Africa-2019
in Kenya, South Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda

Event summary

Serious risk of humanitarian impacts for the exposed population.

Name: Eastern Africa-2019
Countries: Kenya, South Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda
Start Date: End of Feb 2019
Duration: 116 days
Impact: Severe impact for agricultural drought in 369084 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory

GDACS Score

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Maximum expected impact using different data sources.

Episode Timeline

IDAlertScoreDateDescription impactSource
1 2 12 Apr 2019 14:07 Severe impact for agricultural drought in 122406 km2 GDO
2 2 26 Apr 2019 15:37 Severe impact for agricultural drought in 809778 km2 GDO
3 2 08 May 2019 13:57 Severe impact for agricultural drought in 418017 km2 GDO
4 2.5 24 May 2019 09:27 Severe impact for agricultural drought in 1069933 km2 GDO
5 2.5 24 May 2019 14:07 Severe impact for agricultural drought in 1069933 km2 GDO
6 2.5 16 Jun 2019 23:37 Severe impact for agricultural drought in 369084 km2 GDO

Affected Countries

Country
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Ethiopia
Kenya
Somalia
South Sudan
Tanzania
Uganda


Affected ARU (Administrative Reporting Unit)

RDrI-Agri Name Country
- High Uganda Uganda
- High Orientale Democratic Republic of the Congo
- High Bay Somalia
- Medium Gedo Somalia
- Medium Central Equatoria South Sudan
- High Eastern Equatoria South Sudan
- Medium Western Equatoria South Sudan
- Medium Oromia Ethiopia
- High Somali Ethiopia
- High Arusha Tanzania
- High Kilimanjaro Tanzania
- High Mara Tanzania
- High Central Kenya
- High Coast Kenya
- High Eastern Kenya
- High Nairobi Kenya
- High North Eastern Kenya
- High Nyanza Kenya
- High Rift Valley Kenya
- High Western Kenya

More information

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