Overall Green alert Drought for Guinea-2018
in The Gambia, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Senegal

Event summary

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

Name: Guinea-2018
Countries: The Gambia, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Senegal
Start Date: End of May 2018
Duration: 142 days
Impact: Medium impact for agricultural drought in 59944 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory

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Latest media headlines

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Study warns of cascading health risks from the changing climate
Thu, 29 Nov 2018 02:45:00 +0100.

Crop yields are declining. Tropical diseases like dengue fever are showing up in unfamiliar places, including in the United States. Tens of millions of people are exposed to extreme heat. These are the stark findings of a wide-ranging scien
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Study Warns of Cascading Health Risks From the Changing Climate
Thu, 29 Nov 2018 00:46:00 +0100.

, our email newsletter. Crop yields are declining. Tropical diseases like dengue fever are showing up in unfamiliar places, including in the United States. Tens of millions of people are exposed to extreme heat. These are the stark findings
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How air pollution could end up killing you
Wed, 28 Nov 2018 23:03:00 +0100.

The Trump administration published a major report on climate change the day after Thanksgiving. We will explore the major findings each day this week. People with masks in San Francisco try to shield themselves from the smokey air brought
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World faces 'impossible' task at post-Paris climate talks
Wed, 28 Nov 2018 22:04:00 +0100.

FILE - In this Jan. 7, 2011 file photo, people carry baskets of coal scavenged illegally at an open-cast mine in the village of Bokapahari in the eastern Indian state of Jharkhand. 2018 is expected to see another 2 percent increase in human
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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: (1), JRC (24), WMO (1), INFORM (2),