Overall Green alert Drought for Congo, DR-2018
in Congo, DRC

Event summary

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

Name: Congo, DR-2018
Countries: Congo, DRC
Start Date: End of Jun 2018
Duration: 111 days
Impact: Medium impact for agricultural drought in 86129 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory

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Latest media headlines

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OCHA Annual Report 2015
Thu, 22 Nov 2018 18:08:00 +0100.

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Thu, 01 Nov 2018 06:37:00 +0100.

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Wed, 26 Sep 2018 17:24:00 +0200.

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