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: 407 days
Impact: Severe impact for agricultural drought in 36410 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

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How climate change is raising the price of your pumpkin pie2021-11-26T00:24+0100.

As Americans sit down at their Thanksgiving tables, many of the items in front of them will be more expensive than they were last year. Pies in particular. And climate change is a contributing factor. Inflation is hitting every sector of th
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How climate change is raising the price of your pumpkin pie2021-11-24T18:16+0100.

As Americans sit down at their Thanksgiving tables, many of the items in front of them will be more expensive than they were last year. Pies in particular. And climate change is a contributing factor. Inflation is hitting every sector of th
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“Non ci si può adattare all’estinzione”. Il discorso in italiano di Va ... 2021-11-15T15:05+0100.

Greta Thunberg conforta Vanessa Nakate dopo l’intervento di quest’ultima sul palco dello Youth4Climate © Miguel Medina/Afp via Getty Images L’intervento completo di Vanessa Nakate allo Youth4Climate. “Molti dei miei amici mi hanno chiesto c
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Famine-hit Madagascar Calls For Climate Empathy at COP262021-11-09T18:49+0100.

Underweight and malnourished children wait for treatment at a nutrition center in Ambovombe district in June 2021 ( WFP. "The world's first climate change-induced famine," a sentence that should sound all alarms around the globe, as it is s
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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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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: (1), EC-JRC (35), WMO (1), INFORM (2),