Overall Orange alert Drought for Malawi - North Mozambique-2020
in Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia

Event summary

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

Name: Malawi - North Mozambique-2020
Countries: Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia
Start Date: End of Mar 2020
Duration: 136 days
Impact: Medium impact for agricultural drought in 261475 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory

GDACS Score

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Maximum expected impact using different data sources.

Episode Timeline

IDAlertScoreDateDescription impactSource
1 1.5 10 May 2020 15:47 Medium impact for agricultural drought in 56866 km2 GDO
2 1.5 11 May 2020 14:47 Medium impact for agricultural drought in 170137 km2 GDO
3 1.5 02 Jun 2020 16:37 Medium impact for agricultural drought in 194042 km2 GDO
4 1.5 04 Jun 2020 13:07 Medium impact for agricultural drought in 170535 km2 GDO
5 1.5 12 Jun 2020 17:47 Medium impact for agricultural drought in 336257 km2 GDO
6 1.5 22 Jun 2020 10:57 Medium impact for agricultural drought in 410128 km2 GDO
7 1.5 01 Jul 2020 16:07 Medium impact for agricultural drought in 229994 km2 GDO
8 1.5 15 Jul 2020 13:57 Medium impact for agricultural drought in 261475 km2 GDO
9 1.5 03 Aug 2020 17:57 Medium impact for agricultural drought in 261475 km2 GDO

Affected Countries

Country
Malawi
Mozambique
Zambia


Affected ARU (Administrative Reporting Unit)

RDrI-Agri Name Country
- High Malawi Malawi
- High Cabo Delgado Mozambique
- Low Manica Mozambique
- High Nampula Mozambique
- High Niassa Mozambique
- Low Sofala Mozambique
- High Tete Mozambique
- High Zambezia Mozambique
- Low Eastern Zambia
- Medium Lago niassa Mozambique

More information

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