Overall Green alert Drought for Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia-2021
in Algeria, Morocco, Tunisia

Event summary

The drought has lasted for 11 months. Drought indicators suggest anomalies typical of mild to severe events.

GDACS ID DR 1014695
Name: Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia-2021
Countries: Algeria, Morocco, Tunisia
Start Date: Begin of Nov 2021
Duration: 331 days
Impact: Minor impact for agricultural drought in 126944 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory

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Articles: 80 | About casualties: 10 | Last hour: 0

Drought, Land degradation Eroding Africa’s Economy, Says UNCCD2022-09-27T01:29+0200.

Bennett Oghifo. The African continent has lost 65% of its productive land over the last 70 years, while the population has grown by 600% and with a certainty that Climate change will further accelerate this disruption. The Under-Secretary-G
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Daily Noon Briefing Highlights: Niger, CERF, Ukraine and Haiti2022-09-17T00:17+0200.

Aerial shot of Ouallam camp in Niger. Photo credit: UNOCHA/Laura Fultang. Daily Noon Briefing Highlights - 16 September 2022. Niger. The UN, in close collaboration with the Government, today launched an anticipatory action response to preve
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Central Meteorological Observatory: Typhoon “Meihua” will land in the ... 2022-09-14T03:07+0200.

From 08:00 yesterday to 06:00 today, there were heavy to heavy rains in parts of northern Zhejiang, southeastern Jiangsu and other places, and local heavy rains or extremely heavy rains (250-283 mm) in Shaoxing and Ningbo in Zhejiang. Signi
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'A glaring red flag': Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists predicts a hel ... 2022-09-05T17:07+0200.

A multitude of effects manifesting from anthropomorphic climate change has piled onto Europe in 2022, with record-shattering heat, historic droughts, and massive wildfires wreaking havoc across the continent. On Monday, explained: Much o
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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: (2), EC-JRC (36), WMO (1), INFORM (2),