Overall Red alert Drought for Madagascar-2020
in Madagascar

Event summary

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

GDACS ID DR 1014495
Name: Madagascar-2020
Glide number: DR-2020-000231-MDG
Countries: Madagascar
Start Date: End of Aug 2020
Duration: 345 days
Impact: Severe impact for agricultural drought in 11809 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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Latest media headlines

Articles: 20 | About casualties: 1 | Last hour: 0

Cooperazione: rapporto Onu, Etiopia e Madagascar le nuove "forti aller ... 2021-07-30T11:20+0200.

Roma, 30 lug 11:19 - (Agenzia Nova) - L’Etiopia e il Madagascar sono le due nuove “forti allerte” della fame nel mondo. È l’allarme lanciato dall'Organizzazione delle Nazioni Unite per l'alimentazione e l'agricoltura (Fao) e dal Programma a
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Une grave sécheresse dans le sud de Madagascar provoque une crise alim ... 2021-07-29T15:16+0200.

Les sécheresses dans le Grand Sud, à Madagascar, ont fortement augmenté en fréquence et en intensité ces dernières années. Portant de plein fouet les effets du changement climatique, les familles qui vivent dans cette région ont subi des im
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WFP appeals for funds to address hunger situation in southern Madagasc ... Wed, 23 Jun 2021 16:08:00 +0200.

UN World Food Program (WFP) Executive Director David Beasley on Tuesday appealed for $78.6 million to help address the dire hunger situation facing Madagascar. The funds are aimed at providing life-saving food in the next lean season from S
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"¡Ayuda!" El planeta grita para que salvemos a las tierras del colapsoThu, 17 Jun 2021 19:04:00 +0200.

. Este 17 de junio se celebra el Día Mundial de Lucha contra la Desertificación y la Sequía. El cambio en el uso de la tierra constituye un motor de nuevas enfermedades en humanos. ¡Es fundamental restaurar y recuperar nuestras tierras! Ha
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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: (1), EC-JRC (33), WMO (1), INFORM (2),