Overall Green alert Drought for Zambia, Congo-2021
in Democratic Republic of Congo, Zambia

Event summary

Mild to severe impacts to people and to one or more sectors of the economy.

Name: Zambia, Congo-2021
Countries: Democratic Republic of Congo, Zambia
Start Date: End of Oct 2021
Duration: 253 days
Impact: Minor impact for agricultural drought in 48434 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory

GDACS Score

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Maximum expected impact using different data sources.

Episode Timeline

IDAlertScoreDateDescription impactSource
1 0.75 10 Dec 2021 00:00 Minor impact for agricultural drought in 68217 km2 GDO
2 0.75 20 Dec 2021 00:00 Minor impact for agricultural drought in 147122 km2 GDO
3 1 30 Dec 2021 00:00 Medium impact for agricultural drought in 329824 km2 GDO
4 1 10 Jan 2022 00:00 Medium impact for agricultural drought in 1083378 km2 GDO
5 1.25 20 Jan 2022 00:00 Medium impact for agricultural drought in 1095447 km2 GDO
6 1.25 30 Jan 2022 00:00 Medium impact for agricultural drought in 504583 km2 GDO
7 1 10 Feb 2022 00:00 Medium impact for agricultural drought in 456883 km2 GDO
8 1.25 20 Feb 2022 00:00 Medium impact for agricultural drought in 469028 km2 GDO
9 1.25 02 Mar 2022 00:00 Medium impact for agricultural drought in 274479 km2 GDO
10 1.25 10 Mar 2022 00:00 Medium impact for agricultural drought in 393028 km2 GDO
11 1.25 20 Mar 2022 00:00 Medium impact for agricultural drought in 469756 km2 GDO
12 1 20 Mar 2022 00:00 Medium impact for agricultural drought in 132574 km2 GDO
13 1 30 Mar 2022 00:00 Medium impact for agricultural drought in 132574 km2 GDO
14 1 10 Apr 2022 00:00 Medium impact for agricultural drought in 144262 km2 GDO
15 1 20 Apr 2022 00:00 Medium impact for agricultural drought in 180507 km2 GDO
16 1 30 Apr 2022 00:00 Medium impact for agricultural drought in 60108 km2 GDO
17 0.75 10 May 2022 00:00 Minor impact for agricultural drought in 84325 km2 GDO
18 0.75 20 May 2022 00:00 Minor impact for agricultural drought in 84325 km2 GDO
19 0.5 30 May 2022 00:00 Minor impact for agricultural drought in 48434 km2 GDO
20 0.25 01 Jul 2022 10:08 Minor impact for agricultural drought in 48434 km2 GDO

Affected Countries

Country
Malawi
Mozambique
Tanzania
Zambia
Zimbabwe


Affected ARU (Administrative Reporting Unit)

RDrI-Agri Name Country
- High Cabo Delgado Mozambique
- High Nampula Mozambique
- High Niassa Mozambique
- High Zambezia Mozambique
- High Lindi Tanzania
- High Mtwara Tanzania
- High Ruvuma Tanzania
- Medium Malawi Malawi
- Medium Tete Mozambique
- Medium Eastern Zambia
- Medium Northern Zambia
- High Manica Mozambique
- High Sofala Mozambique
- High Manicaland Zimbabwe

More information

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