Overall Red alert Drought for Madagascar-2020
in Madagascar

Event summary

The drought has lasted for 5 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: 298 days
Impact: Severe impact for agricultural drought in 59515 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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Articles: 16 | About casualties: 1 | Last hour: 0

Disastri ambientali, conflitti, migrazioni forzate: la crisi climatica ... Sat, 05 Jun 2021 08:31:00 +0200.

dell’IDMC, International Displacement Monitoring Centre , del Norvegian Refugee Council , il 98% sul totale degli sfollamenti dovuti a disastri sono stati causati da condizioni meteorologiche estreme, come alluvioni e tempeste. L’aumento de
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Disastri ambientali, conflitti, migrazioni forzate: la crisi climatica ... Sat, 05 Jun 2021 06:00:00 +0200.

dell’IDMC, International Displacement Monitoring Centre , del Norvegian Refugee Council , il 98% sul totale degli sfollamenti dovuti a disastri sono stati causati da condizioni meteorologiche estreme, come alluvioni e tempeste. L’aumento de
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Madagascar: allarme del Pam, il sud del Paese sull'orlo della carestia ... Fri, 30 Apr 2021 12:13:00 +0200.

Roma, 30 apr 11:39 - (Agenzia Nova) - Il Pam ha bisogno di 74 milioni di dollari per i prossimi sei per salvare vite nel Madagascar del sud e prevenire una catastrofe. A seguito delle richieste allarmanti ricevute dal distretto di Amboasary
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Journalists urged to raise awareness on climate changeTue, 16 Mar 2021 23:30:00 +0100.

BY GARIKAI MAFIRAKUREVA. JOURNALISTS have been urged to help raise awareness on climate change issues to mitigate the effect of national disasters such as cyclones and droughts. The call was made last week during a Southern African Researc
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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: (1), EC-JRC (33), WMO (1), INFORM (2),