Overall Orange alert Drought for Malawi - North Mozambique-2020
in Malawi, Mozambique

Event summary

The drought has lasted for 4 months. Drought indicators suggest anomalies typical of severe to extreme events.

GDACS ID DR 1013981
Name: Malawi - North Mozambique-2020
Countries: Malawi, Mozambique
Start Date: End of Mar 2020
Duration: 143 days
Impact: Medium impact for agricultural drought in 140808 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory

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World: Natural Disasters 2019Wed, 05 Aug 2020 15:36:00 +0200.

Executive Summary. In 2019, 396 natural disasters were recorded in EM-DAT with 11,755 deaths, 95 million people affected and 103 billion US$1 in economic losses across the world. The burden was not shared equally as Asia suffered the highes
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I profughi in Mozambico: vite segnate da povertà, cambiamenti climatic ... Sat, 20 Jun 2020 08:23:00 +0200.

Rifugiati, profughi, sfollati In occasione della Giornata mondiale del rifugiato, visitiamo i campi per profughi in Mozambico, dove converge un’umanità segnata dalla povertà, dai cambiamenti climatici, dalla violenza. In queste regioni, la
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Cyclone Amphan strikes during Covid-19 outbreak: Prepare against a dou ... Thu, 21 May 2020 02:46:00 +0200.

Extremely severe cyclone Amphan that hit West Bengal, Odisha, and Bangladesh on Wednesday foregrounds the compounded challenge of dealing with natural disasters—increasingly exacerbated by climate amidst a pandemic. To save lives, Odisha an
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Leave a comment on: “Zim gets US$15,3m for food assistance”Wed, 06 May 2020 11:11:00 +0200.

Sindiso Mhlophe STAFF WRITER mhlophes@dailynews.co.zw. THE Japanese Embassy in Zimbabwe yesterday availed over US$15 million to assist drought and flood affected communities in the country currently facing starvation, among other challenges
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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: (1), JRC (32), WMO (1), INFORM (2),