Overall Green alert Drought for Somalia-2023
in Somalia

Event summary

The drought has lasted for 4 months. Drought indicators suggest anomalies typical of mild to severe events.

GDACS ID DR 1016410
Name: Somalia-2023
Glide number: DR-2023-000210-SOM
Countries: Somalia
Start Date: End of May 2023
Duration: 182 days
Impact: Minor impact for agricultural drought in 87260 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory


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