Overall Orange alert Drought for Kenya - Somalia-2021
in Kenya, Somalia, Tanzania

Event summary

The drought has lasted for 5 months. Drought indicators suggest anomalies typical of severe to extreme events.

GDACS ID DR 1014742
Name: Kenya - Somalia-2021
Countries: Kenya, Somalia, Tanzania
Start Date: End of Feb 2021
Duration: 158 days
Impact: Medium impact for agricultural drought in 179170 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: 19 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

Small climate changes can have devastating local consequences it happe ... 2021-07-28T08:22+0200.

- The Conversation) In recent weeks, catastrophic floods overwhelmed towns in Germany, Belgium and the Netherlands, inundated subway tunnels in China, swept through northwestern Africa and triggered deadly landslides in India and Japan . He
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La guerra dell’acqua2021-07-22T07:37+0200.

Pur non condividendo l’opzione militare, Mohamed Nasreddin Allam, ministro dell’Irrigazione egiziano tra il 2009 e il 2011, spiega che per la sopravvivenza del suo Paese non rimangono molte altre strade: “Con il riempimento ordinato dal pre
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MIL-OSI New Zealand: How does the climate crisis make more children go ... Wed, 07 Jul 2021 03:41:00 +0200.

They originally arrived in the camp during the 2017 drought when they lost almost all their livestock – their primary source of food and income. They lived in the camp for two years and then returned to the countryside when conditions impro
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L’allevamento dei cammelli in Somalia è a rischio: "Se il cammello sta ... Mon, 21 Jun 2021 10:58:00 +0200.

‘Piango con lei’ Come ha dimostrato la recente siccità, il cambiamento climatico sta mettendo a dura prova questa parte del Corno d’Africa a tal punto da mettere in difficoltà la capacità di queste terre di sostentare i cammelli e il resto
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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: (1), EC-JRC (33), WMO (1), INFORM (2),