Overall Orange alert Drought for Madagascar-2020
in Madagascar

Event summary

The drought has lasted for 22 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: 831 days
Impact: Medium impact for agricultural drought in 48877 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory

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Detailed event map. European Union, 2023. Map produced by EC-JRC.
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Latest media headlines

Articles: 314 | About casualties: 26 | Last hour: 0

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L’Organizzazione meteorologica mondiale ha pubblicato il suo primo rapporto sullo stato delle risorse idriche globali per valutare gli effetti del cambiamento climatico, ambientale e sociale sulle risorse idriche della Terra. L’obiettivo di
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L’estinzione dei mammiferi del Madagascar mette in pericolo oltre 20 m ... 2023-01-11T10:37+0100.

Con le sue specie uniche, dai baobab ai lemuri, Il Madagascar è uno dei più importanti hotspot della biodiversità mondiale: circa il 90% delle sue specie di piante e animali non si trova da nessun’altra parte. Dopo che gli esseri umani si s
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Extreme hunger soars in Africa and the Caribbean, critical points of t ... 2022-12-30T09:00+0100.

Oxfam, the international confederation of 19 NGOs, published a report analyzing 10 of the climatic points most affected in the world, droughts floods storms and others extreme conditions . The countries reviewed were Haiti, Djibouti, Kenya,
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Meteo. Gli eventi più estremi che hanno...2022-12-19T19:38+0100.

Africa meridionale, cicloni devastanti. Il 2022 inizia con una serie di sistemi tropicali alla base di devastazione sull'Africa meridionale. Particolarmente colpiti Madagascar, Mozambico e Malawi dove trovano la morte oltre 120 persone ment
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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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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: (2), EC-JRC (36), WMO (1), INFORM (2),