Overall Orange alert Drought for South-east Africa-2019
in Botswana, Lesotho, Mozambique, Swaziland, South Africa

Event summary

Mild to severe impacts to people and to one or more sectors of the economy.

Name: South-east Africa-2019
Countries: Botswana, Lesotho, Mozambique, Swaziland, South Africa
Start Date: End of May 2019
Duration: 117 days
Impact: Medium impact for agricultural drought in 276650 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory

GDACS Score

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Maximum expected impact using different data sources.

Episode Timeline

IDAlertScoreDateDescription impactSource
1 1.75 15 Sep 2019 01:07 Medium impact for agricultural drought in 276650 km2 GDO

Affected Countries

Country
Botswana
Lesotho
Mozambique
South Africa
Swaziland


Affected ARU (Administrative Reporting Unit)

RDrI-Agri Name Country
- Medium Lesotho Lesotho
- Medium Swaziland Swaziland
- Medium Central Botswana
- Medium Ghanzi Botswana
- Medium Kgalagadi Botswana
- Medium Kgatleng Botswana
- Medium Kweneng Botswana
- Medium Gaza Mozambique
- Medium Inhambane Mozambique
- Medium Free State South Africa
- Medium Gauteng South Africa
- Medium Maputo Mozambique
- High Eastern Cape South Africa
- Medium KwaZulu-Natal South Africa
- Medium Limpopo South Africa
- Medium Mpumalanga South Africa
- Medium North West South Africa

More information

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