Overall Red alert Drought for Eastern Africa-2019
in Kenya

Event summary

Serious risk of humanitarian impacts for the exposed population.

Name: Eastern Africa-2019
Countries: Kenya
Start Date: End of Feb 2019
Duration: 146 days
Impact: Severe impact for agricultural drought in 49202 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 09 Jun 2019 15:27 Severe impact for agricultural drought in 369084 km2 GDO
7 2.5 16 Jun 2019 11:27 Severe impact for agricultural drought in 381393 km2 GDO
8 2.5 26 Jun 2019 00:00 Severe impact for agricultural drought in 369084 km2 GDO
9 2.5 02 Jul 2019 09:17 Severe impact for agricultural drought in 49202 km2 GDO
10 2 16 Jul 2019 15:27 Severe impact for agricultural drought in 49202 km2 GDO

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