Overall Orange alert Drought for Northern Africa-2022
in Algeria, Spain, Libya, Morocco, Tunisia

Event summary

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

GDACS ID DR 1015981
Name: Northern Africa-2022
Glide number: DR-2022-000386-DZA
Countries: Algeria, Spain, Libya, Morocco, Tunisia
Start Date: End of Sep 2022
Duration: 252 days
Impact: Medium impact for agricultural drought in 304150 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory


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