Overall Green alert Drought for Uganda-2023
in Uganda

Event summary

The drought has lasted for 1 months. Drought indicators suggest anomalies typical of mild to severe events.

GDACS ID DR 1016544
Name: Uganda-2023
Glide number: DR-2023-000192-BDI
Countries: Uganda
Start Date: End of Jul 2023
Duration: 136 days
Impact: Minor impact for agricultural drought in 24603 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory

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