Overall Green alert Drought for Madagascar-2023
in Madagascar

Event summary

The drought has lasted for 6 months. Drought indicators suggest anomalies typical of mild to severe events.

GDACS ID DR 1016833
Name: Madagascar-2023
Countries: Madagascar
Start Date: End of Oct 2023
Duration: 218 days
Impact: Minor impact for agricultural drought in 64265 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory


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19/Apr/2024 09:40 UTC

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