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: 462 days
Impact: Severe impact for agricultural drought in 304599 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory

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Detailed event map. European Union, 2022. Map produced by EC-JRC.
The boundaries and the names shown on this map do not imply official endorsement or acceptance by the European Union.

Updates on volcanic activity (Smithsonian)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 31 | About casualties: 1 | Last hour: 0

Madagascar: almeno 10 morti e piu' di 500 sfollati a causa delle inond ... 2022-01-20T12:56+0100.

Antananarivo, 20 gen 12:41 - (Agenzia Nova) - Almeno 10 persone sono morte, altre due sono rimaste ferite e più di 500 risultano sfollate in Madagascar a seguito delle forti piogge cadute nella capitale Antananarivo. Secondo quanto riferito
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10 killed by floods in Madagascar capital2022-01-18T18:43+0100.

Ten were killed by floods in Madagascar's capital. An Interior Ministry official said Tuesday that at least 10 people perished in flash floods caused by torrential rain that pounded Madagascar's capital Antananarivo overnight. The victims w
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Thank you for your generous support of the Guardian and Observer Chari ... 2022-01-15T08:53+0100.

I am This year, with the Guardian and Observer Charity Appeal, we have supported the communities and individuals most affected by the climate emergency, people who have seen their lives turned upside down and their livelihoods lost due to e
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Climate Spotlight African Voices Must Lead the Global Climate Conversa ... 2021-12-29T13:03+0100.

Next fall, an African country, most likely Egypt, will host COP27—the 27th UN Climate Change conference. This will come on the heels of two more Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) reports, due to be released next year, that wi
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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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Exposed population

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Analytical report

18/Oct/2021 14:31 UTC

GDO analytical report imported in GDACS update automatic procedure

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),