Overall Orange alert Drought for Northern Africa-2023
in Algeria, Spain, Morocco, Tunisia

Event summary

Mild to severe impacts to people and to one or more sectors of the economy.

Name: Northern Africa-2023
Countries: Algeria, Spain, Morocco, Tunisia
Start Date: End of Sep 2023
Duration: 216 days
Impact: Medium impact for agricultural drought in 217851 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory

GDACS Score

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Maximum expected impact using different data sources.

Episode Timeline

IDAlertScoreDateDescription impactSource
1 0.5 20 Oct 2023 00:00 Minor impact for agricultural drought in 260568 km2 GDO
2 0.75 30 Oct 2023 00:00 Minor impact for agricultural drought in 285486 km2 GDO
3 0.75 10 Nov 2023 00:00 Minor impact for agricultural drought in 358143 km2 GDO
4 0.75 20 Nov 2023 00:00 Minor impact for agricultural drought in 368330 km2 GDO
5 0.75 30 Nov 2023 00:00 Minor impact for agricultural drought in 315298 km2 GDO
6 0.75 10 Dec 2023 00:00 Minor impact for agricultural drought in 396207 km2 GDO
7 0.75 20 Dec 2023 00:00 Minor impact for agricultural drought in 465498 km2 GDO
8 1 30 Dec 2023 00:00 Medium impact for agricultural drought in 323232 km2 GDO
9 1.25 10 Jan 2024 00:00 Medium impact for agricultural drought in 522887 km2 GDO
10 1.25 20 Jan 2024 00:00 Medium impact for agricultural drought in 575664 km2 GDO
11 1.25 30 Jan 2024 00:00 Medium impact for agricultural drought in 526984 km2 GDO
12 1.5 10 Feb 2024 00:00 Medium impact for agricultural drought in 555270 km2 GDO
13 1.5 20 Feb 2024 00:00 Medium impact for agricultural drought in 555270 km2 GDO
14 1.5 01 Mar 2024 00:00 Medium impact for agricultural drought in 321057 km2 GDO
15 1.5 10 Mar 2024 00:00 Medium impact for agricultural drought in 352091 km2 GDO
16 1.5 20 Mar 2024 00:00 Medium impact for agricultural drought in 352091 km2 GDO
17 1.5 30 Mar 2024 00:00 Medium impact for agricultural drought in 196784 km2 GDO
18 1.5 24 Apr 2024 00:00 Medium impact for agricultural drought in 217851 km2 GDO

Affected Countries

Country
Algeria
Italy
Morocco
Spain
Tunisia


Affected ARU (Administrative Reporting Unit)

RDrI-Agri Name Country
- Medium Tunisia Tunisia
- Medium Adrar Algeria
- High Ain-Defla Algeria
- High Ain-Temouchent Algeria
- Low Alger Algeria
- Medium Batna Algeria
- High Bechar Algeria
- High Biskra Algeria
- Low Blida Algeria
- Medium Bordj Bou Arrer Algeria
- Medium Bouira Algeria
- High Chlef Algeria
- High Djelfa Algeria
- High El Bayadh Algeria
- Medium El Oued Algeria
- Medium Ghardaia Algeria
- High Laghouat Algeria
- High Mascara Algeria
- High Medea Algeria
- High Mostaganem Algeria
- High M'Sila Algeria
- High Naama Algeria
- High Oran Algeria
- Low Ouargla Algeria
- High Relizane Algeria
- High Saida Algeria
- High Sidi Bel Abbes Algeria
- High Tiaret Algeria
- Medium Tipaza Algeria
- High Tissemsilt Algeria
- High Tlemcen Algeria
- Medium Sicilia Italy
- Medium Meknès - Tafilalet Morocco
- High Oriental Morocco
- High Ciudad Autónoma de Melilla Spain
- High Chaouia - Ouardigha Morocco
- High Doukkala - Abda Morocco
- High Fès - Boulemane Morocco
- Medium Gharb - Chrarda - Béni Hssen Morocco
- High Grand Casablanca Morocco
- Medium Guelmim - Es-Semara Morocco
- High Marrakech - Tensift - Al Haouz Morocco
- High Rabat - Salé - Zemmour - Zaer Morocco
- Medium Souss - Massa - Draâ Morocco
- Medium Tadla - Azilal Morocco
- High Tanger - Tétouan Morocco
- High Taza - Al Hoceima - Taounate Morocco

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