Overall Green alert Drought for Congo, DR and Northest Angola-2021
in Angola, Democratic Republic of Congo

Event summary

The drought has lasted for 2 months. Drought indicators suggest anomalies typical of mild to severe events.

GDACS ID DR 1015039
Name: Congo, DR and Northest Angola-2021
Countries: Angola, Democratic Republic of Congo
Start Date: End of Jul 2021
Duration: 91 days
Impact: Minor impact for agricultural drought in 183137 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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7 ways Africa is adapting to climate change Africa Climate Week will f ... 2021-09-28T07:02+0200.

Feeding frenzy. Locusts, boosted by drought, heavy rains and warm temperatures, have devastated crops in East Africa. Pesticides can help, though they're not exactly environmentally friendly. Scientists in Nairobi have experimented with fun
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Seven ways Africa is adapting to climate change Africa Climate Week wi ... 2021-09-27T04:16+0200.

Feeding frenzy. Locusts, boosted by drought, heavy rains and warm temperatures, have devastated crops in East Africa. Pesticides can help, though they're not exactly environmentally friendly. Scientists in Nairobi have experimented with fun
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