Overall Green alert Drought for Madagascar-2020
in Madagascar

Event summary

The drought has lasted for 22 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: 950 days
Impact: Minor impact for agricultural drought in 20806 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory


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Detailed event map. European Union, 2023. Map produced by EC-JRC.
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ForAfrika In Mozambique Prepared For ‘Highly Likely’ Devastating Effec ... 2023-02-27T12:47+0100.

Cyclone Freddy, which killed seven people in Madagascar earlier this week, made landfall along Mozambique’s coastline as a severe tropical storm on Friday and is expected to cause flooding and the destruction of homes and livelihoods. “Our
Cyclone Freddy: Intense weather hits Mzansi2023-02-25T11:54+0100.

As Tropical Cyclone Freddy hits Mozambique, halting on the border of Limpopo this weekend and probably causing heavy rainfall, it’s an important reminder that South Africa needs adequate community-based systems in place to respond to weathe
Calm before Tropical Storm Freddy sets to unleash localised heavy rain ... 2023-02-25T09:21+0100.

Civil protection authorities remain on high alert in Zimbabwe, especially in the east and south which are areas likely to take the brunt of storm damage, floods and high winds in Zimbabwe. The sunny weather over Zimbabwe yesterday was the c
Calm before Tropical Storm Freddy sets to unleash localised heavy rain ... 2023-02-24T23:19+0100.

Sifelani Tsiko Agric, Environment & Innovations Editor. Tropical Storm Freddy will arrive later than expected over Zimbabwe as it slowed down as it crossed the Mozambique Channel, increasing its energy as it spent longer over the sea and de

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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: (2), EC-JRC (37), WMO (1), INFORM (2),