Overall Red alert Drought for Angola-2020
in Angola, Congo, DRC, Namibia, Zambia

Event summary

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

GDACS ID DR 1014416
Name: Angola-2020
Countries: Angola, Congo, DRC, Namibia, Zambia
Start Date: End of Sep 2020
Duration: 204 days
Impact: Severe impact for agricultural drought in 970323 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory

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Detailed event map. European Union, 2021. Map produced by EC-JRC.
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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: (1), EC-JRC (33), WMO (1), INFORM (2),