Overall Green alert Drought for Western Africa-2024
in Burkina Faso, Cote d'Ivoire, Ghana, Guinea, Mali, Togo

Event summary

No evidence of relevant impacts or not enough information available to date.

Name: Western Africa-2024
Countries: Burkina Faso, Cote d'Ivoire, Ghana, Guinea, Mali, Togo
Start Date: End of Feb 2024
Duration: 145 days
Impact: Minor impact for agricultural drought in 157661 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 10 May 2024 00:00 Minor impact for agricultural drought in 109463 km2 GDO
2 0.5 20 May 2024 00:00 Minor impact for agricultural drought in 145930 km2 GDO
3 0.25 30 May 2024 00:00 Minor impact for agricultural drought in 36467 km2 GDO
4 0.25 10 Jun 2024 00:00 Minor impact for agricultural drought in 157661 km2 GDO

Affected Countries

Country
Côte d'Ivoire
Guinea
Liberia
Sierra Leone


Affected ARU (Administrative Reporting Unit)

RDrI-Agri Name Country
- Medium Liberia Liberia
- Medium Eastern Sierra Leone
- High Northern Sierra Leone
- High Southern Sierra Leone
- High Western Area Sierra Leone
- High Boke Guinea
- High Conakry Guinea
- High Kindia Guinea
- High Mamou Guinea
- Medium Bas Sassandra Côte d'Ivoire
- Medium Denguele Côte d'Ivoire
- Medium Montagnes Côte d'Ivoire
- Medium Woroba Côte d'Ivoire
- Medium Kankan Guinea
- Medium Nzerekore Guinea

More information

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