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bolivia Bolivia
| 03-Oct-2023 | DROUGHT | ONGOING gg | Agency: (OCHA) |

k Kyrgyzstan
vc
| 25-Aug-2023 | HEAT WAVE | PRE-EMPTIVE | Agency: (IFRC) |

k Kyrgyzstan
EE
| 25-Aug-2023 | HEAT WAVE | PRE-EMPTIVE | Agency: (IFRC) |

k Kyrgyzstan
vc
| 25-Aug-2023 | HEAT WAVE | PRE-EMPTIVE | Agency: (IFRC) |

k Kyrgyzstan
EE
| 25-Aug-2023 | HEAT WAVE | PRE-EMPTIVE | Agency: (IFRC) |

k Kyrgyzstan
vc
| 25-Aug-2023 | HEAT WAVE | PRE-EMPTIVE | Agency: (IFRC) |

k Kyrgyzstan
EE
| 25-Aug-2023 | HEAT WAVE | PRE-EMPTIVE | Agency: (IFRC) |

Sri Lanka Sri Lanka
| 23-Aug-2023 | DROUGHT | ONGOING gg | Agency: (DG ECHO) |

Sri Lanka Sri Lanka
| 23-Aug-2023 | DROUGHT | ONGOING gg | Agency: (DG ECHO) |

hh Uruguay
ew
| 01-Feb-2023 | DROUGHT | ONGOING gg | Agency: (IFRC) |

hh Uruguay
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| 01-Feb-2023 | DROUGHT | ONGOING gg | Agency: (IFRC) |

mdg Madagascar
| 18-Jan-2023 | DROUGHT | ONGOING gg | Agency: (IPC) |

mdg Madagascar
| 18-Jan-2023 | DROUGHT | ONGOING gg | Agency: (IPC) |

mdg Madagascar
| 18-Jan-2023 | DROUGHT | ONGOING gg | Agency: (IPC) |

mdg Madagascar
| 18-Jan-2023 | DROUGHT | ONGOING gg | Agency: (IPC) |

jj Lesotho
ssa
| 24-Dec-2022 | DROUGHT | ONGOING gg | Agency: LRCS |

sy Syria
| 08-Nov-2022 | DROUGHT | ONGOING gg | Agency: (WFP) |

sy Syria
| 08-Nov-2022 | DROUGHT | ONGOING gg | Agency: (WFP) |

mdg Madagascar
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| 08-Jun-2022 | DROUGHT | ONGOING gg | Agency: (DG ECHO) |

mdg Madagascar
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| 08-Jun-2022 | DROUGHT | ONGOING gg | Agency: (DG ECHO) |

ngr Niger
uu
| 16-May-2022 | DROUGHT | ONGOING gg | Agency: (IFRC) |

ngr Niger
uu
| 16-May-2022 | DROUGHT | ONGOING gg | Agency: (IFRC) |

Somalia Somalia
uu
| 30-Apr-2022 | DROUGHT | ONGOING gg | Agency: The (UN) |

Somalia Somalia
uu
| 30-Apr-2022 | DROUGHT | ONGOING gg | Agency: The (UN) |

Somalia Somalia
somalia droubt
| 01-Mar-2022 | (IDP ) - ALERT | ONGOING gg | Agency: (DG ECHO) |

Somalia Somalia
somalia droubt
| 01-Mar-2022 | (IDP ) - ALERT | ONGOING gg | Agency: (DG ECHO) |

rer Marshall Islands
n
| 25-Feb-2022 | DROUGHT | ONGOING gg | Agency: (ICRC) |

rer Marshall Islands
n
| 25-Feb-2022 | DROUGHT | ONGOING gg | Agency: (ICRC) |

Zambia Zambia
kk
| 08-Nov-2021 | DROUGHT | ONGOING gg | Agency: ZRCS |

Zambia Zambia
kk
| 08-Nov-2021 | DROUGHT | ONGOING gg | Agency: ZRCS |

sy Syria
| 25-Aug-2021 | DROUGHT | ONGOING gg | Agency: (UNICEF) |

flag Tuvalu
g
| 25-Aug-2021 | DROUGHT | ONGOING gg | Agency: (IFRC) |

iraq Iraq
jj
| 24-Aug-2021 | DROUGHT | ALERT a | Agency: (UNICEF) |

Somalia Somalia
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| 26-Apr-2021 | DROUGHT | ONGOING gg | Agency: (OCHA) |

Somalia Somalia
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| 26-Apr-2021 | DROUGHT | ONGOING gg | Agency: (OCHA) |

South Africa South Africa
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| 10-Sep-2020 | DROUGHT | ONGOING gg | Agency: (IPC) |

mdg Madagascar
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| 14-Aug-2018 | DROUGHT | ONGOING gg | Agency: (WFP) |


 

A drought is an event of prolonged shortages in the water supply, whether atmospheric, surface water or ground water. A drought can last for months or years, or may be declared after as few as 15 days. Wikipedia

Country Description Events Persons
bolivia Bolivia
Bolivia's Dire Climate Crisis: Unprecedented Heatwave and Drought
Bolivia is currently facing a severe crisis due to a combination of intense winter heat fueled by the climate crisis and the El Niño phenomenon. Large portions of the country are… Full Story

| 13-Oct-2023 | DROUGHT | ONGOING gg | Agency: (IFRC) |

1,948,056
bolivia Bolivia
Bolivia - Heatwave
Heatwave, caused by  El Niño phenomenon, is bringing record-high temperatures and a major drought to most parts of Bolivia.According to UN OCHA, six of the nine departments of the… Full Story

| 03-Oct-2023 | DROUGHT | ONGOING gg | Agency: (OCHA) |

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k Kyrgyzstan
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EARLY ACTION CRISIS PROTOCOL FOR - Kyrgyzstan
Kyrgyzstan is recognized as a “high disaster-prone” country. As a country with highly mountainous terrain and high poverty levels, Kyrgyzstan experiences significant vulnerability… Full Story

| 25-Aug-2023 | HEAT WAVE, FLOODS, DROUGHT | PRE-EMPTIVE | Agency: (IFRC) |

1,500,000
Sri Lanka Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka - Drought
Drought-like conditions are affecting various locations in Sri Lanka as a result of below-average rainfall in the first half of 2023 and water shortages in reservoirs. According… Full Story

| 23-Aug-2023 | DROUGHT, FRESH WATER | ONGOING gg | Agency: (DG ECHO) |

328,431
Sri Lanka Sri Lanka
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Drought Crisis Grips Sri Lanka: Water Shortages and Crop Losses Worsen
Sri Lanka is grappling with severe drought conditions that have been exacerbated by below-average rainfall in the first half of 2023 and dwindling water levels in reservoirs. The… Full Story

| 09-Aug-2023 | DROUGHT, FRESH WATER | ONGOING gg | Agency: (DG ECHO) |

200,000
kenya flag Kenya
n
Fatalities and Evacuations After Floods in Several Regions
Kenya has been hit hard by storms, heavy rain, and flooding over the last week, with at least 12 people losing their lives and hundreds of others displaced from their homes. The… Full Story

| 29-Mar-2023 | FLOODS, DROUGHT, Food Disaster | ONGOING gg | Agency: Kenya Red Cross Society |

1,700,000
kenya flag Kenya
f
Report on IFRC Disaster Response Emergency Fund (DREF) Funding for Kenya Red Cross
The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies' Disaster Response Emergency Fund (DREF) has approved a total of CHF 499,199 to support the Kenya Red Cross.… Full Story

| 21-Feb-2023 | DROUGHT | ONGOING gg | Agency: Kenya Red Cross Society |

150,000
hh Uruguay
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Uruguay: Drought
Uruguay is facing a complex drought situation which started in 2018 and has worsened every year. The current drought is affecting more than 75,000 people, mainly in five… Full Story

| 01-Feb-2023 | DROUGHT | ONGOING gg | Agency: (IFRC) |

409,115
mdg Madagascar
Madagascar - Food insecurity
Due to the persisting drought in the Grand Sud and after-effects of the cyclones in the Grand Sud-Est, more than 2 million people are expected to face high levels of food… Full Story

| 18-Jan-2023 | DROUGHT, Food Disaster | ONGOING gg | Agency: (IPC) |

2,000,000
jj Lesotho
ssa
Global warming Triggering Drought Conditions Across Lesotho
Lesotho is situated on the highest part of the Drakensberg escarpment of the eastern rim of the Southern African plateau between 1,500m and 3,482m above sea level and its agro-… Full Story

| 24-Dec-2022 | DROUGHT | ONGOING gg | Agency: LRCS |

20,560
kenya flag Kenya
Kenya - Impact of the ongoing drought on education
According to a study commissioned by Save the Children, more than 2 million children did not attend their third term classes due to the ongoing drought in the country. Moreover,… Full Story

| 10-Dec-2022 | DROUGHT, Food Disaster | ONGOING gg | Agency: Save The Children |

4,300,000
sy Syria
Syria - severe drought and food insecurity
The World Meteorological Organisation (WMO) seasonal outlook for Syria reports that the severe and long-term drought is persisting. The continuing unusual dry conditions have led… Full Story

| 08-Nov-2022 | DROUGHT, FOOD SECURITY | ONGOING gg | Agency: (WFP) |

13,900,000
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Disaster due to drought with the island of Tarawa entering a critical phase
The Kiribati government last week declared a state of disaster for the country due to drought. The declaration allows the government to coordinate an international response for… Full Story

| 30-Jun-2022 | DROUGHT | ALERT a | Agency: (OCHA) |

120,000
mdg Madagascar
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Grand Sud Experiences Severe Drouught
Despite the rains early this year, the situation remained precarious with more than 61 per cent of the territory affected by drought. Donors’ contributions have made a critical… Full Story

| 08-Jun-2022 | DROUGHT, Food Disaster | ONGOING gg | Agency: (DG ECHO) |

1,680,000
Somalia Somalia
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Drought & Global prices Brings about Food crisis in Somalia
Latest country wide price monitoring shows increased prices of local cereals, imported food items, fruits and vegetables due to the combined effects of drought, high global prices… Full Story

| 17-May-2022 | DROUGHT, Food Disaster | ALERT a | Agency: (DG ECHO) |

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ngr Niger
uu
4 Million Affected By Drought in Niger
According to the National Food Crisis Prevention and Management Mechanism, the 2021 agricultural season was marked by pests in crops, delays in planning and above average rainfall… Full Story

| 16-May-2022 | DROUGHT, Food Disaster | ONGOING gg | Agency: (IFRC) |

4,402,406
kenya flag Kenya
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Drought Leading to Food insecurity Causing Widespred Malnutrition Projections
4 to 5 million people are in need of humanitarian food assistance, as needs continuously outpace assistance and the impact of the March-April-May long rains onset in most of the… Full Story

| 14-May-2022 | DROUGHT, Food Disaster | ONGOING gg | Agency: (DG ECHO) |

4,000,000
Somalia Somalia
uu
Extreme drought, cholera
471 new suspected Acute Watery Diarrhea/cholera cases were reported during the last epidemiological week (11 to 17 of April) in Somalia, almost doubling the previous week’s cases… Full Story

| 30-Apr-2022 | DROUGHT, Cholera Outbreak | ONGOING gg | Agency: The (UN) |

2,404
Somalia Somalia
somalia droubt
Extreme drought, displacement
The ongoing drought has already displaced over 568,300 people. In January 2022, movements increased by 245% when compared to December 2021, with a total of 310,313 people… Full Story

| 01-Mar-2022 | (IDP ) - ALERT, DROUGHT | ONGOING gg | Agency: (DG ECHO) |

3,600,000
rer Marshall Islands
n
Dry conditions Persist Across Northern Marshall Islands
Located just north of the Equator in the Pacific Ocean, the Republic of the Marshall Island comprises 1,200 islands, islets, and atolls with a land area of 180 square kilometres.… Full Story

| 25-Feb-2022 | DROUGHT | ONGOING gg | Agency: (ICRC) |

9,326
Zambia Zambia
kk
Long Term Drought Causing Food Insecurity in Zambia
According to IPC Food Insecurity analysis, the projected period starting from October 2021 to March 2022, coincides with the lean season when the country’s food security situation… Full Story

| 08-Nov-2021 | DROUGHT, Food Disaster | ONGOING gg | Agency: ZRCS |

1,580,000
sy Syria
Euphrates River Levels Drop due to Drought
Drought conditions, reduced water levels in the Euphrates River and disruptions to the Alouk water station are all impacting the availability of water, as well as electricity, for… Full Story

| 25-Aug-2021 | DROUGHT | ONGOING gg | Agency: (UNICEF) |

5,500,000
flag Tuvalu
g
Lack Of Rainfall on Tuvalu Islands
Tuvalu is highly reliant on rainfall as the main source of fresh water. There are no rivers on the islands and groundwater is extremely limited ... Rainfall for the last three… Full Story

| 25-Aug-2021 | DROUGHT | ONGOING gg | Agency: (IFRC) |

10,204
iraq Iraq
jj
Water Shortages in Iraq
In the region, Euphrates & Tigris rivers are currently experiencing drought conditions, resulting in lower river flow, and affecting dam storage. The current season is the… Full Story

| 24-Aug-2021 | DROUGHT | ALERT a | Agency: (UNICEF) |

12,000,000
Kazakhstan Kazakhstan
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Heatwave Conditions affect Southern and Western regions of the country (Kyzylorda, Mangystau and Turkestan regions)
In the Republic of Kazakhstan, the heatwave that began in June 2021 in the Southern and Western regions of the country (Kyzylorda, Mangystau and Turkestan regions) led to record… Full Story

| 19-Jul-2021 | DROUGHT | ONGOING gg | Agency: (IFRC) |

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Somalia Somalia
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Somallia officially classed as in Drought by UN
Based on observed drought conditions and rainfall forecasts, the Federal Government of Somalia and the humanitarian community are deeply concerned about the deterioration of the… Full Story

| 26-Apr-2021 | DROUGHT | ONGOING gg | Agency: (OCHA) |

- -
et Ethiopia
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Action Against Desertification
An estimated 92 000 hectares of forests and woodlands, as well as 2 billion metric tons of fertile soil are lost every year in Ethiopia due to improper land use, poor land… Full Story

| 30-Dec-2020 | DROUGHT, FOOD SECURITY | ONGOING gg | Agency: (FAO) |

250,000
South Africa South Africa
S
Southern Africa: Drought - 2018-2020
Between October 2019 and March 2020, an estimated 430,000 people are facing severe acute food insecurity (IPC Phase 3+) and require urgent humanitarian action. (IPC, 23 Jan 2020… Full Story

| 10-Sep-2020 | DROUGHT | ONGOING gg | Agency: (IPC) |

33,000
mdg Madagascar
kjjk
Drought - Aug 2018
Southern Madagascar is in the grip of a humanitarian catastrophe, with 1.5 million people—half the region’s population—needing immediate emergency food assistance, the United… Full Story

| 14-Aug-2018 | DROUGHT | ONGOING gg | Agency: (WFP) |

1,500,000

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