Overall Orange alert Drought for East Africa-2022
in Kenya, Tanzania, Mozambique

Event summary

The drought has lasted for 9 months. Drought indicators suggest anomalies typical of severe to extreme events.

GDACS ID DR 1014742
Name: East Africa-2022
Glide number: DR-2022-000322-COD
Countries: Kenya, Tanzania, Mozambique
Start Date: End of Mar 2022
Duration: 435 days
Impact: Medium impact for agricultural drought in 272683 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory

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Detailed event map. European Union, 2023. Map produced by EC-JRC.
The boundaries and the names shown on this map do not imply official endorsement or acceptance by the European Union.

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Latest media headlines

Articles: 60 | XAbout casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

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
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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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Donors making a difference in earthquakes and other complex health eme ... 2023-02-16T12:43+0100.

WHO’s special Contingency Fund for Emergencies (CFE) enabled it to immediately start shipping life-saving supplies to Türkiye and the Syrian Arab Republic after a devastating earthquake struck the countries on 6 February, affecting an estim
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News Help desperately needed now in East Africa 17 minutes ago2023-02-15T21:04+0100.

by Ronan Scully. As I write this article a human tragedy that is one of the worst that the world has experienced in half a century is playing out in one of the poorest regions of the world. I’m not speaking, as many might guess, about the a
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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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Exposed population

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Analytical report

01/Sep/2022 16:18 UTC

GDO analytical report imported in GDACS update automatic procedure

Analytical report

23/Mar/2022 07:36 UTC

GDO analytical report imported in GDACS update automatic procedure

Analytical report

23/Mar/2022 07:36 UTC

GDO analytical report imported in GDACS update automatic procedure

Analytical report

21/Mar/2022 10:03 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),