Overall Orange alert Drought for Angola-2020
in Angola, Congo, DRC, Namibia

Event summary

The drought has lasted for 5 months. Drought indicators suggest anomalies typical of severe to extreme events.

GDACS ID DR 1014416
Name: Angola-2020
Countries: Angola, Congo, DRC, Namibia
Start Date: End of Sep 2020
Duration: 166 days
Impact: Medium impact for agricultural drought in 722404 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory

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Ambiente Facciamo il punto sulle foresteSat, 30 Jan 2021 13:14:00 +0100.

Dal 1990 ad oggi oltre 420 milioni di ettari di foresta sono andati persi nel mondo a causa della deforestazione. Questa la stima della FAO, pubblicata nel rapporto “ Global Forest resource assessment ”. Con il termine deforestazione si int
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IFAD: presidente Houngbo, aiutare piccoli agricoltori contro clima e f ... Fri, 22 Jan 2021 15:44:00 +0100.

GD - Roma, 22 gen. 21 - Aiutare i piccoli agricoltori ad adattarsi ai cambiamenti climatici e ad affrontare l'aumento della fame e delle migrazioni. È il monito del presidente dell'IFAD. Se gli investimenti per aiutare i piccoli agricoltori
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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: (1), EC-JRC (33), WMO (1), INFORM (2),