Overall Red alert Drought for Madagascar-2020
in Madagascar

Event summary

The drought has lasted for 21 months. Drought indicators suggest anomalies typical of severe to extreme events.

GDACS ID DR 1014495
Name: Madagascar-2020
Glide number: DR-2022-000246-MDG
Countries: Madagascar
Start Date: End of Oct 2020
Duration: 665 days
Impact: Severe impact for agricultural drought in 40666 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory

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Detailed event map. European Union, 2022. Map produced by EC-JRC.
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Latest media headlines

Articles: 215 | About casualties: 26 | Last hour: 0

Madagascar. Durante una protesta la polizia ha fermato due esponenti d ... 2022-07-25T20:32+0200.

di Alberto Galvi. Durante una protesta nella capitale Antananarivo la polizia del Madagascar ha fermato due esponenti di spicco del principale partito di opposizione, i quali manifestavano contro l’aumento del costo della vita e le difficol
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Diocesi: Caritas Bolzano-Bressanone, al via campagna “La fame non fa f ... 2022-07-19T16:14+0200.

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How climate change is making extreme weather a regular occurrence2022-07-12T00:42+0200.

Torrential rains in Japan, record-breaking heatwaves in Europe, and recurring droughts in the western US. For the second year in a row the start of summer in the northern hemisphere has been marked by extreme weather. To what extent is glob
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How climate change is making extreme weather a regular occurrence2022-07-11T21:07+0200.

Torrential rains in Japan, record-breaking heatwaves in Europe, and recurring droughts in the western US. For the second year in a row the start of summer in the northern hemisphere has been marked by extreme weather. To what extent is glob
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Analytical report

18/Oct/2021 14:31 UTC

GDO analytical report imported in GDACS update automatic procedure

Daily Maps:

15/Sep/2021 08:12 UTC

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: (2), EC-JRC (35), WMO (1), INFORM (2),