Overall Orange alert Drought for Western Africa-2019
in Mauritania, Senegal

Event summary

Mild to severe impacts to people and to one or more sectors of the economy.

Name: Western Africa-2019
Countries: Mauritania, Senegal
Start Date: End of Jun 2019
Duration: 97 days
Impact: Medium impact for agricultural drought in 58758 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory

GDACS Score

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Maximum expected impact using different data sources.

Episode Timeline

IDAlertScoreDateDescription impactSource
1 0.5 24 Jun 2019 13:09 Minor impact for agricultural drought in 60030 km2 GDO
2 0.75 16 Jul 2019 15:27 Minor impact for agricultural drought in 72008 km2 GDO
3 0.75 23 Jul 2019 08:27 Minor impact for agricultural drought in 336559 km2 GDO
4 0.75 01 Aug 2019 10:47 Minor impact for agricultural drought in 91406 km2 GDO
5 0.75 13 Aug 2019 12:07 Minor impact for agricultural drought in 219186 km2 GDO
6 0.75 26 Aug 2019 13:37 Minor impact for agricultural drought in 236134 km2 GDO
7 0.75 08 Sep 2019 10:47 Minor impact for agricultural drought in 47004 km2 GDO
8 1.5 25 Sep 2019 16:17 Medium impact for agricultural drought in 58758 km2 GDO

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