Overall Green alert Drought for Northern Africa-2022
in Algeria, Morocco

Event summary

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

GDACS ID DR 1015981
Name: Northern Africa-2022
Glide number: DR-2022-000386-DZA
Countries: Algeria, Morocco
Start Date: End of Sep 2022
Duration: 371 days
Impact: Minor impact for agricultural drought in 21594 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory


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Analytical report

15/Jun/2023 09:18 UTC

GDO analytical report imported in GDACS update automatic procedure

Analytical report

08/Mar/2023 08:37 UTC

GDO analytical report imported in GDACS update automatic procedure

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: (2), EC-JRC (36), WMO (1), INFORM (2),