Overall Orange alert Drought for East Africa-2022
in Democratic Republic of Congo, Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia, Tanzania

Event summary

The drought has lasted for 16 months. Drought indicators suggest anomalies typical of severe to extreme events.

GDACS ID DR 1014742
Name: East Africa-2022
Glide number: DR-2022-000322-COD
Countries: Democratic Republic of Congo, Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia, Tanzania
Start Date: End of Mar 2022
Duration: 250 days
Impact: Medium impact for agricultural drought in 920744 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: 21 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

How Afghan refugees used their knowledge of farming in dry regions to ... 2022-11-24T15:10+0100.

Mohammad Tahir Khan looks thinner than other Afghans. He’s wearing a red-coloured shalwar qameez which matches his ruddy face, a turban tied on his head in the Afghan manner. An old watch sits on his wrist but his long grey beard, thinner t
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How Afghan refugees used their knowledge of farming in dry regions to ... 2022-11-24T15:04+0100.

Mohammad Tahir Khan looks thinner than other Afghans. He’s wearing a red-coloured shalwar qameez which matches his ruddy face, a turban tied on his head in the Afghan manner. An old watch sits on his wrist but his long grey beard, thinner t
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How Afghans are turning Balochistan green2022-11-20T07:11+0100.

Akbar Notezai / White Star. Mohammad Tahir Khan looks thinner than other Afghans. He’s wearing a red-coloured shalwar qameez which matches his ruddy face, a turban tied on his head in the Afghan manner. An old watch sits on his wrist but hi
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Not because of the war this time... Millions of people are threatened ... 2022-11-19T06:54+0100.

LONDON. - Those who believe that the refugee crisis may stop with the cessation of armed conflicts in poor countries are mistaken, as the world is on the verge of a new type of asylum, the victims of which are numbering in the millions, and
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Analytical report

01/Sep/2022 16:18 UTC

GDO analytical report imported in GDACS update automatic procedure

Analytical report

23/Mar/2022 07:36 UTC

GDO analytical report imported in GDACS update automatic procedure

Analytical report

23/Mar/2022 07:36 UTC

GDO analytical report imported in GDACS update automatic procedure

Analytical report

21/Mar/2022 10:03 UTC

GDO analytical report imported in GDACS update automatic procedure

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