Overall Red alert Drought for Madagascar-2020
in Madagascar

Event summary

The drought has lasted for 14 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 Oct 2020
Duration: 578 days
Impact: Severe impact for agricultural drought in 70991 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory


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Detailed event map. European Union, 2022. Map produced by EC-JRC.
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In poco meno di 48 ore è caduta la pioggia di un anno intero: il Sudafrica è alle prese con gli effetti della crisi climatica che estremizza gli eventi meteo rendendoli più frequenti. Le piogge violentissime hanno spazzato via intere abitaz

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Analytical report

18/Oct/2021 14:31 UTC

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Daily Maps:

15/Sep/2021 08:12 UTC

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: (2), EC-JRC (35), WMO (1), INFORM (2),