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

Event summary

The drought has lasted for 1 months. Drought indicators suggest anomalies typical of mild to severe events.

GDACS ID DR 1013221
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

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Così il climate change rischia di far esplodere l’Africa e il Sahel -Wed, 02 Oct 2019 05:17:00 +0200.

(Afp) 5' di lettura. Ougadougou (Burkina Faso) - «Piove sempre meno. Servirebbero i fertilizzanti, ma costano troppo. È per quello che la gente se ne vorrebbe andare». Kafando Mouni è un operatore che lavora per il ministero della Salute de
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World: Finding Our Way in the Age of Climate Change and MigrationThu, 26 Sep 2019 10:48:00 +0200.

By António Vitorino, IOM Director General. New York – Global migration dynamics constantly shift and often baffle but one thing is certain: the adverse impacts of climate change are shaping migration patterns everywhere. Millions of people
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Finding Our Way in the Age of Climate Change and MigrationThu, 26 Sep 2019 09:52:00 +0200.

By António Vitorino, IOM Director General. New York – Global migration dynamics constantly shift and often baffle but one thing is certain: the adverse impacts of climate change are shaping migration patterns everywhere. Millions of people
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Finding Our Way in the Age of Climate Change and MigrationThu, 26 Sep 2019 09:49:00 +0200.

By António Vitorino, IOM Director General. New York – Global migration dynamics constantly shift and often baffle but one thing is certain: the adverse impacts of climate change are shaping migration patterns everywhere. Millions of people
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