Overall Orange alert Drought for Madagascar-2020
in Madagascar

Event summary

The drought has lasted for 23 months. Drought indicators suggest anomalies typical of severe to extreme events.

GDACS ID DR 1014495
Name: Madagascar-2020
Glide number: DR-2022-000246-MDG
Countries: Madagascar
Start Date: End of Oct 2020
Duration: 711 days
Impact: Medium impact for agricultural drought in 43942 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory

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Detailed event map. European Union, 2022. Map produced by EC-JRC.
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Latest media headlines

Articles: 258 | About casualties: 26 | Last hour: 0

Drought, Land degradation Eroding Africa’s Economy, Says UNCCD2022-09-27T01:29+0200.

Bennett Oghifo. The African continent has lost 65% of its productive land over the last 70 years, while the population has grown by 600% and with a certainty that Climate change will further accelerate this disruption. The Under-Secretary-G
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La crisi climatica affama sempre più il mondo2022-09-23T17:15+0200.

Il 16 settembre 2022 Oxfam, leader mondiale nei progetti di sviluppo in ambito rurale e nel portare acqua e servizi igienico sanitari nelle emergenze, ha pubblicato il report “ Hunger in a heating world – How the climate crisis is fuelling
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Extreme hunger has more than doubled in 10 of the world’s worst climat ... 2022-09-17T06:47+0200.

Less than 18 days of fossil fuel companies’ profits would cover the entire UN humanitarian appeal for 2022. Ten of the world’s worst climate hotspots – those with the highest number of UN appeals driven by extreme weather events – have suff
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Extreme hunger soars in Africa and the Caribbean, critical points of t ... 2022-09-16T17:33+0200.

Oxfam, the international confederation of 19 NGOs, published a report analyzing 10 of the climatic points most affected in the world, droughts floods storms and others extreme conditions . The countries reviewed were Haiti, Djibouti, Kenya,
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Analytical report

18/Oct/2021 14:31 UTC

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15/Sep/2021 08:12 UTC

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