Overall Orange alert Drought for Northern Africa-2023
in Algeria, Spain, Morocco, Tunisia

Event summary

The drought has lasted for 8 months. Drought indicators suggest anomalies typical of severe to extreme events.

GDACS ID DR 1016686
Name: Northern Africa-2023
Glide number: DR-2023-000260-DZA
Countries: Algeria, Spain, Morocco, Tunisia
Start Date: End of Sep 2023
Duration: 298 days
Impact: Medium impact for agricultural drought in 417688 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory

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Vigili del fuoco tunisini in Algeria per domare incendio2024-07-17T16:01+0200.

(ANSAmed) - ALGERI, 17 LUG - Squadre congiunte dei vigili del fuoco algerini e tunisini hanno spento ieri sera un incendio boschivo scoppiato nella provincia di Souk Ahras, al confine tra i due Paesi. Lo riferisce un comunicato pubblicato o
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Mais e soia in ipervenduto rimbalzano dopo i minimi2024-07-16T19:37+0200.

Secondo gli analisti, i futures di soia e di mais di Chicago si sono ripresi martedì dopo aver toccato i minimi storici, grazie agli acquisti di occasioni e alle previsioni di raccolti inferiori in alcune parti del mondo. Il grano è rimasto
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Siccità in Marocco: lotta per la sopravvivenza nel cuore dell’agricolt ... 2024-07-13T14:37+0200.

Nel cuore di un villaggio nei pressi di Rabat , la capitale del Marocco, l’aridità persistente ha gettato ombre profonde sulla vita di Mustapha Loubaoui e di migliaia come lui. Questi lavoratori agricoli giornalieri, una volta pilastri dell
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Inflation in Morocco falls by half a point in the second quarter2024-07-13T09:48+0200.

Morocco's low inflation is largely due to the country's economic structure, which is based on a steadily growing manufacturing economy. Inflation has been relatively low in recent years, with a consumer price index (CPI) of 0.7% in the seco
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23/Feb/2024 08:39 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),