Overall Green alert Drought for Congo Basin-2024
in Angola, Democratic Republic of Congo, Republic of Congo

Event summary

The drought has lasted for 3 months. Drought indicators suggest anomalies typical of mild to severe events.

GDACS ID DR 1016959
Name: Congo Basin-2024
Countries: Angola, Democratic Republic of Congo, Republic of Congo
Start Date: End of Feb 2024
Duration: 145 days
Impact: Minor impact for agricultural drought in 282121 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: (2), EC-JRC (36), WMO (1), INFORM (2),