Overall Red alert Drought for Madagascar-2020
in Madagascar

Event summary

The drought has lasted for 4 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 Oct 2020
Duration: 614 days
Impact: Severe impact for agricultural drought in 11754 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory

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Detailed event map. European Union, 2022. Map produced by EC-JRC.
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Latest media headlines

Articles: 180 | About casualties: 26 | Last hour: 0

Intesa per realizzare impianto produzione di fertilizzanti2022-06-27T10:37+0200.

MOZAMBICO - Il governo di Maputo ha emesso un decreto che garantirà che tutte le scuole nel Paese, già esistenti o che siano costruite ex-novo, rispettino gli standard di resilienza di sicurezza infrastrutturale per far fronte alle minacce
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«Diocesi verdi» in Madagascar, alberi per sfuggire alla siccità2022-06-26T07:34+0200.

Non si è attenuata più di tanto la morsa di una penuria idrica assoluta che da oltre quattro anni affligge il Grande Sud malgascio. Nel 2022, a quella che secondo la stessa Onu è « una carestia legata al cambiamento climatico » e che nella
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Cyclone Batsirai leaves ten dead in Madagascar and nearly 50,000 displ ... 2022-06-23T07:15+0200.

At least ten people have died and close to 50,000 have been displaced in Madagascar by the passage of the cyclone Batsirai which made landfall on this island in the Indian Ocean on Saturday night, the Malagasy Disaster Management Agency rep
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Address by the Minister of Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment, Ms ... 2022-06-15T17:28+0200.

Programme Director, Mr Ishaam Abader; Ms Feziwe Renqe - Board Chairperson of the South African Weather Service Dr Mmaphaka Tau, Board Member of the South African Weather Service and Special guest speaker from the National Disaster Managemen
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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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Analytical report

18/Oct/2021 14:31 UTC

GDO analytical report imported in GDACS update automatic procedure

Daily Maps:

15/Sep/2021 08:12 UTC

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: (2), EC-JRC (35), WMO (1), INFORM (2),