Overall Red alert Drought for Madagascar-2020
in Madagascar

Event summary

The drought has lasted for 14 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: 410 days
Impact: Severe impact for agricultural drought in 36410 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

Articles: 27 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

Drought: What must happen next2021-12-03T13:55+0100.

Every few years, it is devastating to watch the same tragedy: a weather cycle that brings debilitating drought and hunger to East Africa, threatening the lives and livelihoods of millions of people in Ethiopia, Somalia, and Kenya. The weath
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Creato: No, il Madagascar non soffre per il cambiamento climatico - An ... 2021-12-03T00:54+0100.

Lo scorso agosto le Nazioni Unite avevano dichiarato che nel sud del Madagascar, la grande isola africana, stava per iniziare la prima “carestia da cambiamento climatico” del mondo. Dopo quattro anni senza pioggia, la siccità la peggiore in
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How climate change is raising the price of your pumpkin pie2021-11-26T00:24+0100.

As Americans sit down at their Thanksgiving tables, many of the items in front of them will be more expensive than they were last year. Pies in particular. And climate change is a contributing factor. Inflation is hitting every sector of th
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How climate change is raising the price of your pumpkin pie2021-11-24T18:16+0100.

As Americans sit down at their Thanksgiving tables, many of the items in front of them will be more expensive than they were last year. Pies in particular. And climate change is a contributing factor. Inflation is hitting every sector of th
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Analytical report

18/Oct/2021 14:31 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 (35), WMO (1), INFORM (2),