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27 Jan 2015 description

Bilan de la tempête tropicale Chedza et des intempéries au 26/01/2015 à 16h

Après l'appel à la solidarité nationale lancé par le BNGRC le 19 Janvier dernier, nombre de donateurs ont répondu à l'appel. En parallèle, les actions d'assistance et de distribution de dons (vivres et non vivres) sont effectuées dans toutes les zones touchées par les intempéries de ces derniers jours.

Vous pouvez télécharger l'intégralité du rapport de situation de ce 26 janvier 2015 à 16h.

26 Jan 2015 description

Report by the Director-General to the Executive Board at its 136th Session Geneva, Switzerland 26 January 2015

Mister Chairman, distinguished members of the Executive Board, Excellencies, colleagues in the UN system, ladies and gentlemen,

26 Jan 2015 description

Antananarivo, Madagascar | AFP | dimanche 25/01/2015 - 19:32 GMT

Le président malgache Hery Rajaonarimampianina a présenté dimanche un nouveau gouvernement chargé d'"engager la vitesse supérieure", alors qu'il est de plus en plus critiqué sur son manque de résultats concrets après avoir passé un an aux affaires.

"C'est un gouvernement prêt à se battre que nous venons de former", a déclaré M. Rajaonarimampianina dans une intervention radio-télévisée, à l'occasion du premier anniversaire de son arrivée au pouvoir.

26 Jan 2015 description

Antananarivo, Madagascar | AFP | Sunday 1/25/2015 - 20:17 GMT

Madagascar President Hery Rajaonarimampianina unveiled a new government in the Indian Ocean island nation on Sunday after the previous one resigned over public anger at its handling of recurring power outages.

"This is a government that is ready to fight," Rajaonarimampianina said in a speech that was broadcast on television and radio to mark his first anniversary in power.

24 Jan 2015 description
report New York Times

By JEFFREY GETTLEMAN

BANGWEULU WETLANDS, Zambia — Out here on the endless swamps, a harsh truth has been passed down from generation to generation: There is no fear but the fear of hunger.

With that always weighing on his mind, Mwewa Ndefi gets up at dawn, just as the first orange rays of sun are beginning to spear through the papyrus reeds, and starts to unclump a mosquito net.

24 Jan 2015 description

Flooding remains likely in southeastern Africa during the next week

Africa Weather Hazards

  1. Although average rains fell over the Greater Horn of Africa in late November and early December, the delayed onset of the October-December rainy season, combined with an erratic distribution of rains, has resulted in poor ground conditions in northern Kenya and southern Somalia.

23 Jan 2015 description

MALAWI

• The number of deaths in Malawi continues rising, as of 21 January, due to one of the most devastating floods in the country in the last 30 years. Many areas are still isolated and search and rescue operations are on-going.
Southern Malawi has been especially affected, with extensive damaged to houses and infrastructure reported.

MOZAMBIQUE

22 Jan 2015 description

Le Premier Ministre, le Général Jean RAVELONARIVO a reçu la délégation de l’Assurance Réassurance et Omni branche (ARO) conduite par son Directeur Général Monsieur Patrick ANDRIAMBAHINY le 22 janvier 2015 au Palais de Mahazoarivo.

Cette compagnie d’Assurance a remis officiellement un lot de dons pour les sinistrés après le passage du cyclone CHEDZA. Il s’agit de 500 pièces de couvertures, 20.000 pièces de savons et 10 tonnes de riz blanc.

22 Jan 2015 description

Malawi

Many areas remain isolated as rains continue to hamper search and rescue efforts, as well as the ability of responders to provide essential services such as food and clean water. Still, the Government of Malawi and humanitarian partners are moving as fast as possible to help those in need.

22 Jan 2015 description

This brief summarizes FEWS NET’s most forward-looking analysis of projected emergency food assistance needs in FEWS NET coverage countries. The projected size of each country’s acutely food insecure population is compared to last year and the recent five-year average. Countries where external emergency food assistance needs are anticipated are identified. Projected lean season months highlighted in red indicate either an early start or an extension to the typical lean season.

21 Jan 2015 description
  • Heavy, flood inducing rainfall continued over southeastern Africa during the last week.
  • Suppressed rains across southern Angola and northern Namibia strengthen mid seasonal moisture deficits.

1) Although good rains were observed over the Greater Horn of Africa during late November and early December, the delayed onset of the October-December rainy season combined with an erratic distribution of rains during the season had already negatively impacted ground conditions in northern Kenya and southern Somalia.

21 Jan 2015 description

Madagascar - Tropical Cyclone and Flood

• Due to the recent heavy rains and the passage of the Tropical Storm CHEDZA, 35 people have died, and 117 181 have been affected. In addition, there were 44 389 people displaced, 2 322 houses destroyed, 1 451 houses damaged, 200 schools damaged, eight health centres flooded and about 1 650 ha of crop-land inundated.

Mozambique - Flood

21 Jan 2015 description

AUTORITÉ POUR LA PROTECTION CONTRE LES INONDATIONS DE LA PLAINE D’ANTANANARIVO

A.P.I.P.A.

BULLETIN HYDROLOGIQUE DE LA PLAINE D’ANTANANARIVO N° 31

Ce mercredi 21 janvier 2015 à 15 h

ALERTE ROUGE : DANGER DECLARE

21 Jan 2015 description

Antananarivo, Madagascar | Wednesday 1/21/2015 - 13:31 GMT

A tropical storm which battered Madagascar at the weekend left 46 people dead, according to a final toll published by the authorities on Wednesday.

More than 120,000 people were left homeless or otherwise affected by the storm known as Chedza which lashed the Indian Ocean island with heavy rains for days, according to the national disaster management office.

On Monday, the authorities had said 14 people had perished.

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21 Jan 2015 description

Antananarivo, Madagascar | AFP | mercredi 21/01/2015 - 10:53 GMT

La tempête tropicale Chedza qui a traversé Madagascar ce week-end a fait 46 morts et plus de 120.000 sinistrés, selon un nouveau bilan des autorités publié mercredi.

Dix régions sur les 22 que compte la Grande Ile ont été frappées à des degrés divers, a détaillé le Bureau national de gestion des risques et des catastrophes (BNGRC) dont le précédent bilan faisait état lundi de 14 morts et 84.000 sinistrés.