Overall Red alert Drought for Madagascar-2020
in Madagascar

Event summary

The drought has lasted for 12 months. Drought indicators suggest anomalies typical of severe to extreme events.

GDACS ID DR 1014495
Name: Madagascar-2020
Glide number: DR-2020-000231-MDG
Countries: Madagascar
Start Date: End of Aug 2020
Duration: 393 days
Impact: Severe impact for agricultural drought in 11809 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory

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Detailed event map. European Union, 2021. Map produced by EC-JRC.
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Latest media headlines

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22/Jan/2021 14:57 UTC

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15/Sep/2021 08:12 UTC

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: (1), EC-JRC (33), WMO (1), INFORM (2),