Overall Green alert Drought for Namibia-2023
in Namibia

Event summary

The drought has lasted for 6 months. Drought indicators suggest anomalies typical of mild to severe events.

GDACS ID DR 1016682
Name: Namibia-2023
Countries: Namibia
Start Date: End of Aug 2023
Duration: 238 days
Impact: Minor impact for agricultural drought in 22275 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory

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Namibia achieves 45% food self-sufficiency2024-04-09T20:21+0200.

For the first time in about 15 years, Namibia has managed to achieve a rate of 45% food self-sufficiency – thanks to local farmers who continue to contribute towards the reduction of staple grain imports, such as maize, pearl millet and whe
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Zambia, Malawi e Zimbabwe hanno dichiarato lo stato di calamità per si ... 2024-04-08T15:50+0200.

Sabato 23 marzo il Malawi è stato costretto a dichiarare lo stato di calamità per siccità . La decisione è stata presa in seguito a un lungo periodo senza precipitazioni, con il governo che non ha potuto fare altro che muoversi per cercare
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Lo Zambia muore di siccità, appello della Diocesi alla solidarietà2024-04-08T08:16+0200.

Lo Zambia, Paese dell’Africa centro-meridionale, sta attraversando da gennaio una grave situazione di siccità, la peggiore che abbia mai sperimentato. La causa di tale emergenza va rintracciata nelle condizioni meteorologiche determinate da
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Global Weather Hazards Summary April 05 - 11, 20242024-04-04T22:55+0200.

Attachments Droughts persist in southern Africa while flooding continues in most parts of eastern Africa. Africa Weather Hazards The flooding situation in the Sudd wetlands in South Sudan has worsened. Due to a delayed start to the rainy se
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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: (2), EC-JRC (36), WMO (1), INFORM (2),