Overall Red alert Drought for Angola-2020
in Angola, Congo, DRC

Event summary

Serious risk of humanitarian impacts for the exposed population.

Name: Angola-2020
Countries: Angola, Congo, DRC
Start Date: End of Sep 2020
Duration: 213 days
Impact: Severe impact for agricultural drought in 205215 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory

GDACS Score

For more info on GDACS alert score click here.
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.

Episode Timeline

IDAlertScoreDateDescription impactSource
1 0.75 20 Jan 2021 00:00 Minor impact for agricultural drought in 596424 km2 GDO
2 0.75 30 Jan 2021 00:00 Minor impact for agricultural drought in 527357 km2 GDO
3 1 10 Feb 2021 00:00 Medium impact for agricultural drought in 698030 km2 GDO
4 1.25 20 Feb 2021 00:00 Medium impact for agricultural drought in 722404 km2 GDO
5 2.25 02 Mar 2021 00:00 Severe impact for agricultural drought in 624292 km2 GDO
6 2.25 10 Mar 2021 00:00 Severe impact for agricultural drought in 731009 km2 GDO
7 2.25 20 Mar 2021 00:00 Severe impact for agricultural drought in 970323 km2 GDO
8 2.25 30 Mar 2021 00:00 Severe impact for agricultural drought in 193237 km2 GDO
9 2.25 22 Apr 2021 00:00 Severe impact for agricultural drought in 205215 km2 GDO

Affected Countries

Country
Angola
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Namibia
Zambia


Affected ARU (Administrative Reporting Unit)

RDrI-Agri Name Country
- Low Bengo Angola
- High Benguela Angola
- Medium Bie Angola
- Medium Cuando Cubango Angola
- High Cuanza Sul Angola
- High Cunene Angola
- High Huambo Angola
- High Huila Angola
- Medium Lunda Norte Angola
- Medium Lunda Sul Angola
- High Malanje Angola
- Medium Moxico Angola
- High Namibe Angola
- Low Uige Angola
- Medium Bandundu Democratic Republic of the Congo
- Medium Katanga Democratic Republic of the Congo
- High Kunene Namibia
- Medium Ohangwena Namibia
- Medium Omusati Namibia
- Medium Oshana Namibia
- Medium Oshikoto Namibia
- Medium Central Zambia
- Medium Copperbelt Zambia
- Low Eastern Zambia
- Low Luapula Zambia
- Medium North-Western Zambia
- Medium Northern Zambia

More information

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