Overall Orange alert Drought for Kenya, Somalia, Tanzania and Uganda-2021
in Democratic Republic of Congo, Kenya, Somalia, Tanzania, Uganda

Event summary

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

Name: Kenya, Somalia, Tanzania and Uganda-2021
Countries: Democratic Republic of Congo, Kenya, Somalia, Tanzania, Uganda
Start Date: End of Feb 2021
Duration: 286 days
Impact: Medium impact for agricultural drought in 137080 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory

GDACS Score

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Maximum expected impact using different data sources.

Episode Timeline

IDAlertScoreDateDescription impactSource
1 0.75 30 Apr 2021 00:00 Minor impact for agricultural drought in 11769 km2 GDO
2 0.75 10 May 2021 00:00 Minor impact for agricultural drought in 11769 km2 GDO
3 0.75 20 May 2021 00:00 Minor impact for agricultural drought in 11769 km2 GDO
4 0.75 03 Jul 2021 00:00 Minor impact for agricultural drought in 111127 km2 GDO
5 0.75 20 Jun 2021 00:00 Minor impact for agricultural drought in 111127 km2 GDO
6 0.75 30 Jun 2021 00:00 Minor impact for agricultural drought in 164795 km2 GDO
7 1.25 10 Jul 2021 00:00 Medium impact for agricultural drought in 179170 km2 GDO
8 1.25 20 Jul 2021 00:00 Medium impact for agricultural drought in 183324 km2 GDO
9 1.25 30 Jul 2021 00:00 Medium impact for agricultural drought in 171008 km2 GDO
10 1.25 10 Aug 2021 00:00 Medium impact for agricultural drought in 171008 km2 GDO
11 1.25 20 Aug 2021 00:00 Medium impact for agricultural drought in 233430 km2 GDO
12 1.25 30 Aug 2021 00:00 Medium impact for agricultural drought in 107754 km2 GDO
13 1.25 10 Sep 2021 00:00 Medium impact for agricultural drought in 156971 km2 GDO
14 1.25 20 Sep 2021 00:00 Medium impact for agricultural drought in 156971 km2 GDO
15 1.25 30 Sep 2021 00:00 Medium impact for agricultural drought in 83222 km2 GDO
16 1 10 Oct 2021 00:00 Medium impact for agricultural drought in 83817 km2 GDO
17 1 20 Oct 2021 00:00 Medium impact for agricultural drought in 83817 km2 GDO
18 1 30 Oct 2021 00:00 Medium impact for agricultural drought in 71508 km2 GDO
19 1 04 Dec 2021 00:00 Medium impact for agricultural drought in 137080 km2 GDO

Affected Countries

Country
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Kenya
Somalia
Tanzania
Uganda


Affected ARU (Administrative Reporting Unit)

RDrI-Agri Name Country
- Low Juba Hoose Somalia
- Low Juba Dhexe Somalia
- High Kaskazini Pemba Tanzania
- High Tanga Tanzania
- High Coast Kenya
- High Eastern Kenya
- Low North Eastern Kenya
- Low Dar-es-salaam Tanzania
- Low Pwani Tanzania
- High Uganda Uganda
- Medium Orientale Democratic Republic of the Congo

More information

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