Overall Green alert Drought for Madagascar-2023
in Madagascar

Event summary

The drought has lasted for 5 months. Drought indicators suggest anomalies typical of mild to severe events.

GDACS ID DR 1016833
Name: Madagascar-2023
Countries: Madagascar
Start Date: End of Oct 2023
Duration: 175 days
Impact: Minor impact for agricultural drought in 20531 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory

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Southern Africa drought: Impacts on maize production2024-04-10T20:04+0200.

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Megadrought in Madagascar: Human-Caused Climate Change Worsens Impacts ... 2024-04-10T15:43+0200.

The latest report warns of climate change effects on megadrought in Madagascar, which can worsen, and result in devastating impacts on communities and wildlife. Human-caused problems can lead to alarming impacts on people's harvests and cro
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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: (2), EC-JRC (36), WMO (1), INFORM (2),