Overall Orange alert Drought for Kenya, Somalia, Tanzania and Uganda-2021
in Democratic Republic of Congo, Kenya, Somalia, Tanzania, Uganda

Event summary

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

Name: Kenya, Somalia, Tanzania and Uganda-2021
Countries: Democratic Republic of Congo, Kenya, Somalia, Tanzania, Uganda
Start Date: End of Feb 2021
Duration: 237 days
Impact: Medium impact for agricultural drought in 156971 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory

GDACS Score

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Maximum expected impact using different data sources.

Episode Timeline

IDAlertScoreDateDescription impactSource
1 0.75 30 Apr 2021 00:00 Minor impact for agricultural drought in 11769 km2 GDO
2 0.75 10 May 2021 00:00 Minor impact for agricultural drought in 11769 km2 GDO
3 0.75 20 May 2021 00:00 Minor impact for agricultural drought in 11769 km2 GDO
4 0.75 03 Jul 2021 00:00 Minor impact for agricultural drought in 111127 km2 GDO
5 0.75 20 Jun 2021 00:00 Minor impact for agricultural drought in 111127 km2 GDO
6 0.75 30 Jun 2021 00:00 Minor impact for agricultural drought in 164795 km2 GDO
7 1.25 10 Jul 2021 00:00 Medium impact for agricultural drought in 179170 km2 GDO
8 1.25 20 Jul 2021 00:00 Medium impact for agricultural drought in 183324 km2 GDO
9 1.25 30 Jul 2021 00:00 Medium impact for agricultural drought in 171008 km2 GDO
10 1.25 10 Aug 2021 00:00 Medium impact for agricultural drought in 171008 km2 GDO
11 1.25 20 Aug 2021 00:00 Medium impact for agricultural drought in 233430 km2 GDO
12 1.25 30 Aug 2021 00:00 Medium impact for agricultural drought in 107754 km2 GDO
13 1.25 10 Sep 2021 00:00 Medium impact for agricultural drought in 156971 km2 GDO
14 1.25 16 Oct 2021 00:00 Medium impact for agricultural drought in 156971 km2 GDO

Affected Countries

Country
Kenya
Somalia
Tanzania


Affected ARU (Administrative Reporting Unit)

RDrI-Agri Name Country
- High Bay Somalia
- Medium Gedo Somalia
- High Juba Hoose Somalia
- High Shabelle Hoose Somalia
- Medium Juba Dhexe Somalia
- High Kaskazini Pemba Tanzania
- High Tanga Tanzania
- High Coast Kenya
- High Eastern Kenya
- High North Eastern Kenya
- High Dar-es-salaam Tanzania
- Medium Morogoro Tanzania
- High Kaskazini Unguja Tanzania
- High Pwani Tanzania
- High Kusini Unguja Tanzania
- High Mjini Magharibi Tanzania

More information

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