Overall Orange 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-2022-000246-MDG
Countries: Madagascar
Start Date: End of Oct 2020
Duration: 771 days
Impact: Medium impact for agricultural drought in 92645 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory

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Large parts of world drier than normal in 2021: WMO2022-11-30T14:05+0100.

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State of Global Water Resources 2021 [EN/AR/ZH]2022-11-30T12:56+0100.

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Analytical report

18/Oct/2021 14:31 UTC

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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 (36), WMO (1), INFORM (2),