Overall Green alert Drought for Western Africa-2024
in Cote d'Ivoire, Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone

Event summary

The drought has lasted for 3 months. Drought indicators suggest anomalies typical of mild to severe events.

GDACS ID DR 1016960
Name: Western Africa-2024
Countries: Cote d'Ivoire, Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone
Start Date: End of Feb 2024
Duration: 113 days
Impact: Minor impact for agricultural drought in 145930 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory

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