Overall Green alert Drought for Nigeria-2021
in Cameroon, Nigeria

Event summary

The drought has lasted for 13 months. Drought indicators suggest anomalies typical of mild to severe events.

GDACS ID DR 1014509
Name: Nigeria-2021
Countries: Cameroon, Nigeria
Start Date: End of Sep 2020
Duration: 438 days
Impact: Minor impact for agricultural drought in 97097 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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Il cambiamento climatico in un mondo con 8 miliardi di esseri umani2021-11-29T11:22+0100.

Con una popolazione mondiale che si avvicina agli 8 miliardi di esseri umani, la crescita demografica delle nazioni è purtroppo ampiamente ignorata dai governi ogni volta che si prende in considerazione il cambiamento climatico. Ad esempio,
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Remote Sensing, Vol. 13, Pages 4730: Meteorological Drought Analysis a ... 2021-11-23T09:20+0100.

Droughts are one of the world’s most destructive natural disasters. In large regions of Africa, droughts can have strong environmental and socioeconomic impacts. Understanding the mechanism that drives drought and predicting its variability
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The Rise of Climate Anxiety2021-11-17T19:12+0100.

Climate change is often seen as a problem for the future, an ever-approaching threat that will have catastrophic impacts decades down the road. But for Generation Z and younger millennials who have come of age in the 21st century, steadily
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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: (1), EC-JRC (35), WMO (1), INFORM (2),