Overall Green alert Drought for Western Africa-2024
in Burkina Faso, Cote d'Ivoire, Ghana, Guinea, Mali, Togo

Event summary

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

GDACS ID DR 1016960
Name: Western Africa-2024
Countries: Burkina Faso, Cote d'Ivoire, Ghana, Guinea, Mali, Togo
Start Date: End of Feb 2024
Duration: 145 days
Impact: Minor impact for agricultural drought in 157661 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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Joint Pilot Initiative Aims to Strengthen Resilience to Climate Change ... 2024-07-12T19:35+0200.

Bamako, 12 July The International Organisation for Migration (IOM), the Government of Mali and Belgian Embassy in Mali officially unveiled a regional initiative to support the development and implementation of data-based policies and progra
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Joint Pilot Initiative Aims to Strengthen Resilience to Climate Change ... 2024-07-12T17:35+0200.

Bamako, 12 July – The International Organisation for Migration (IOM), the Government of Mali and Belgian Embassy in Mali officially unveiled a regional initiative to support the development and implementation of data-based policies and prog
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Sahelian States Launch Joint Pilot for Climate Resilience2024-07-12T16:42+0200.

The International Organisation for Migration (IOM), the Government of Mali and Belgian Embassy in Mali officially unveiled a regional initiative to support the development and implementation of data-based policies and programmes on migratio
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Africa: IOM Report Says 7.9 Million People Internally Displaced in 202 ... 2024-07-09T07:16+0200.

According to a report published by the International Organization for Migration (IOM), 7.9 million people in West and Central Africa (WCA), were internally displaced due to conflict and violence in 2023. The IOM made this disclosure during
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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: (2), EC-JRC (36), WMO (1), INFORM (2),