Overall Orange alert Drought for Kenya, Somalia, Tanzania and Uganda-2021
in Democratic Republic of Congo, Kenya, Somalia, Tanzania, Uganda

Event summary

The drought has lasted for 7 months. Drought indicators suggest anomalies typical of severe to extreme events.

GDACS ID DR 1014742
Name: Kenya, Somalia, Tanzania and Uganda-2021
Countries: Democratic Republic of Congo, Kenya, Somalia, Tanzania, Uganda
Start Date: End of Feb 2021
Duration: 213 days
Impact: Medium impact for agricultural drought in 156971 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory

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Detailed event map. European Union, 2021. Map produced by EC-JRC.
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Biden to meet with Democrats on Wednesday over tensions on spending, i ... 2021-09-22T19:16+0200.

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden is expected to host multiple in-person meetings with groups of House and Senate Democrats on Wednesday to build consensus around his infrastructure and social spending packages, two sources familiar confirme
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Biden to meet with Democrats on Wednesday over tensions on spending, i ... 2021-09-22T03:31+0200.

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden is expected to host multiple in-person meetings with groups of House and Senate Democrats on Wednesday to build consensus around his infrastructure and social spending packages, two sources familiar confirme
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Pelosi, progressive leader Jayapal to meet amid tension on spending, i ... 2021-09-21T21:52+0200.

WASHINGTON — The leader of the progressive caucus Rep. Pramila Jayapal, D-Wash., will meet with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Tuesday, after threatening to sink an infrastructure bill that is a top Democratic priority. On Tuesday, Jayapal s
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House Democrats add Afghan refugee aid, hurricane relief to stopgap sp ... 2021-09-21T18:05+0200.

WASHINGTON — House Democrats announced Tuesday an additional $28.6 billion in disaster relief and $6.3 billion in Afghan refugee aid has been added to a stopgap spending bill that needs to passed quickly in the coming weeks to avoid a gover
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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: (1), EC-JRC (33), WMO (1), INFORM (2),