Overall Green alert Drought for Madagascar-2023
in Madagascar

Event summary

The drought has lasted for 3 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: 134 days
Impact: Minor impact for agricultural drought in 35974 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news 11-12 February 20242024-02-11T20:12+0100.

WHARF TALK: LPG, VLGC tanker SUNNY BRIGHT The Liquid Petroleum Gas (LPG), Very Large Gas Carrier (VLGC), tanker Sunny Bright, underway. Picture: Shipspotting Pictures by ‘Dockrat’ Story by Jay Gates. And still they come. The problem for all
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El Niño brings hunger and drought to Madagascar2024-02-11T11:31+0100.

I n a small village in southern Madagascar, dozens of women shelter from the scorching sun under a tree as they wait to weigh their children. The country has suffered poor rainfall since October and fears of worsening hunger loom as the El
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El Nino brings hunger, drought fears to Madagascar2024-02-07T13:13+0100.

In a small village in southern Madagascar, dozens of women shelter from the scorching sun under a tree as they wait to weigh their children. The Indian Ocean island nation has suffered poor rainfall since October and fears of worsening hung
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El Nino brings hunger, drought fears to Madagascar2024-02-07T07:21+0100.

In a small village in southern Madagascar, dozens of women shelter from the scorching sun under a tree as they wait to weigh their children. The Indian Ocean island nation has suffered poor rainfall since October and fears of worsening hung
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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: (2), EC-JRC (36), WMO (1), INFORM (2),