Overall Green alert Drought for Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia-2021
in Algeria, Morocco, Tunisia

Event summary

The drought has lasted for 8 months. Drought indicators suggest anomalies typical of mild to severe events.

GDACS ID DR 1014695
Name: Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia-2021
Countries: Algeria, Morocco, Tunisia
Start Date: Begin of Nov 2021
Duration: 289 days
Impact: Minor impact for agricultural drought in 126944 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory


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Desolation in Algeria after the fires that have left at least 38 dead2022-08-18T18:12+0200.

Africa Death toll rises to 65 in fires in northern Algeria; Global warming Spain, hot spot of climate change: 3.5 degrees more, fires and droughts. Firefighters have tried this Thursday to control the flames still active in the north and ea
Algeria: "scenes of desolation" after fires that killed at least 38 pe ... 2022-08-18T17:13+0200.

In the aftermath of violent fires which killed at least 38 people, including more than a dozen children, firefighters in Algeria continue Thursday to fight against 24 forest fires in the north and the far east of the country, in the amid "s
Algeria: The death toll from forest fires rises to at least 382022-08-18T14:01+0200.

At least thirty eight people have died and several dozen were injured in forest fires that affected Wednesday 14 departments in northern Algeria, reviving the spectre of the summer of 2021, the deadliest in the country's modern history. "Th
Algeria overwhelmed by violent fires2022-08-18T13:17+0200.

More than 200 people were injured and at least 38 killed These forest fires killed at least 38 people. This Thursday, Algerian firefighters are trying to control the last fires in the north and far east of the country amid "scenes of desola

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