Overall Orange alert Drought for Northern Angola-2021
in Angola, Democratic Republic of Congo

Event summary

The drought has lasted for 3 months. Drought indicators suggest anomalies typical of severe to extreme events.

GDACS ID DR 1015039
Name: Northern Angola-2021
Glide number: DR-2021-000149-AGO
Countries: Angola, Democratic Republic of Congo
Start Date: End of Jul 2021
Duration: 139 days
Impact: Medium impact for agricultural drought in 218804 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 (35), WMO (1), INFORM (2),