Overall Green alert Drought for Nigeria-2022
in Nigeria

Event summary

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

GDACS ID DR 1015792
Name: Nigeria-2022
Countries: Nigeria
Start Date: End of Apr 2022
Duration: 287 days
Impact: Minor impact for agricultural drought in 73317 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: (2), EC-JRC (36), WMO (1), INFORM (2),