Overall Green alert Drought for Southern Chad - Central African Rep.-2018
in Central African Republic, Chad

Event summary

The drought has lasted for 4 months. Drought indicators suggest anomalies typical of mild to severe events.

Name: Southern Chad - Central African Rep.-2018
Countries: Central African Republic, Chad
Start Date: End of Aug 2018
Duration: 132 days
Impact: Medium impact for agricultural drought in 97497 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory

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Latest media headlines

Articles: 77 | About casualties: 2 | Last hour: 0

Fenómenos meteorológicos extremos de 2018
Wed, 09 Jan 2019 07:17:00 +0100.

Fuego, sequía, huracanes e inundaciones: ¿Cómo fueron los fenómenos meteorológicos extremos de 2018?. “Cada vez que llueve recibo un correo electrónico del director de obras públicas. Me traen sacos de arena y hago todo lo que puedo”. Son l
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Fuego, sequía, huracanes e inundaciones: así fueron los fenómenos mete ...
Mon, 07 Jan 2019 14:54:00 +0100.

"Cada vez que llueve recibo un correo electrónico del director de obras públicas. Me traen sacos de arena y hago todo lo que puedo". Son las palabras de Betsy Ann Cowley, propietaria del terreno de Pulga Town, donde comenzó el incendio de C
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5:24 am
Thu, 03 Jan 2019 07:02:00 +0100.

It added such a phenomenon will increase in intensity and frequency as the planet warms, worsening their related extreme weather impacts. “El Niño” meaning “little boy” in Spanish, is a natural weather event that causes warmer than usual wa
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Extreme weather a wake-up call: experts Top News December 31, 2018 01: ...
Sun, 30 Dec 2018 19:25:00 +0100.

THE WORLD needs to be prepared for more extreme weather events in future after disasters caused by climate change inflicted losses running into many billions of dollars in 2018, according to a study. The British organisation, Christian Aid,
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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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