Overall Orange alert Drought for Angola-2020
in Angola

Event summary

The drought has lasted for 11 months. Drought indicators suggest anomalies typical of severe to extreme events.

GDACS ID DR 1014416
Name: Angola-2020
Countries: Angola
Start Date: End of Sep 2020
Duration: 373 days
Impact: Medium impact for agricultural drought in 4688 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory

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Detailed event map. European Union, 2021. Map produced by EC-JRC.
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7 ways Africa is adapting to climate change Africa Climate Week will f ... 2021-09-28T07:02+0200.

Feeding frenzy. Locusts, boosted by drought, heavy rains and warm temperatures, have devastated crops in East Africa. Pesticides can help, though they're not exactly environmentally friendly. Scientists in Nairobi have experimented with fun
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Seven ways Africa is adapting to climate change Africa Climate Week wi ... 2021-09-27T04:16+0200.

Feeding frenzy. Locusts, boosted by drought, heavy rains and warm temperatures, have devastated crops in East Africa. Pesticides can help, though they're not exactly environmentally friendly. Scientists in Nairobi have experimented with fun
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Madagascar: la prima carestia da riscaldamento globale2021-09-14T13:32+0200.

La carenza di cibo in Madagascar sta mettendo a rischio la possibilità di procurarsi il cibo di oltre un milione di persone: secondo il Programma alimentare mondiale (PAM), per 30.000 persone la situazione è quella di una carestia di livell
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Natura Madagascar: prima carestia da global warming2021-09-14T12:33+0200.

La carenza di cibo in Madagascar sta mettendo a rischio la possibilità di procurarsi il cibo di oltre un milione di persone: secondo il Programma alimentare mondiale (PAM), per 30.000 persone la situazione è quella di una carestia di livell
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18/Mar/2021 14:58 UTC

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