Overall Green alert Drought for Namibia-2023
in Namibia

Event summary

The drought has lasted for 7 months. Drought indicators suggest anomalies typical of mild to severe events.

GDACS ID DR 1016682
Name: Namibia-2023
Countries: Namibia
Start Date: End of Aug 2023
Duration: 242 days
Impact: Minor impact for agricultural drought in 22275 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory

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Detailed event map. European Union, 2024. Map produced by EC-JRC.
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Latest media headlines

Articles: 97 | About casualties: 2 | Last hour: 0

Drought worsens crisis in Southern Africa2024-04-19T11:40+0200.

From October 2023 to March 2024, rising temperatures and a severe lack of precipitation have intensified and expanded progressively across Angola, Zambia, Zimbabwe and Namibia, as well as most of Zambezi basin and southern Madagascar. Recor
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Prime Minister Commemorates Day for Disaster Risk Reduction as Another ... 2024-04-19T11:23+0200.

Staff Reporter. Dr. Saara Kuugongelwa-Amadhila, Prime Minister, commemorated the International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction on 13 October at Uukwangula, Okatana Constituency, Oshana Region, as another drought has hit Namibia. The day, he
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Scheletri di 2.500 anni con le gambe mozzate potrebbero appartenere al ... 2024-04-17T19:48+0200.

(Di mercoledì 17 aprile 2024) Scheletri antichi con gambe mozzate in Cina Due antichi Scheletri con le gambe amputate appartenenti a élite secolari potrebbero svelare metodi punitivi brutali nell’antica Cina , secondo uno studio recente. Me
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Africa australe: l’aumento di colera è favorito dalla crisi climatica2024-04-17T07:07+0200.

, infatti, ben tredici Paesi dell’area regione stanno lottando contro una delle peggiori epidemie di colera che abbiano colpito la regione negli ultimi anni, e dal 2022 si calcola che circa 200.000 persone siano state infettate in Africa me
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Analytical report

19/Apr/2024 09:40 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),