Overall Green alert Drought for Morocco-2019
in Algeria, Spain, Morocco

Event summary

The drought has lasted for 2 months. Drought indicators suggest anomalies typical of mild to severe events.

GDACS ID DR 1012932
Name: Morocco-2019
Countries: Algeria, Spain, Morocco
Start Date: End of Jan 2019
Duration: 96 days
Impact: Minor impact for agricultural drought in 79873 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory

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Research Headlines - Satellite data highlights optimal sites for aquac ... Fri, 12 Apr 2019 15:26:00 +0200.

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La grande muraglia verde: 8mila Km di alberi per salvare l'AfricaMon, 01 Apr 2019 15:57:00 +0200.

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: (1), JRC (29), WMO (1), INFORM (2),