Overall Orange alert Drought for Madagascar-2020
in Madagascar

Event summary

The drought has lasted for 9 months. Drought indicators suggest anomalies typical of severe to extreme events.

GDACS ID DR 1014495
Name: Madagascar-2020
Glide number: DR-2022-000246-MDG
Countries: Madagascar
Start Date: End of Oct 2020
Duration: 774 days
Impact: Medium impact for agricultural drought in 92645 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory

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18/Oct/2021 14:31 UTC

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: (2), EC-JRC (36), WMO (1), INFORM (2),