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17 Mar 2017 description

ANTANANARIVO – En appui au Gouvernement de Madagascar, le Programme Alimentaire Mondial (PAM) a commencé, ce 11 mars, une assistance de vivres d’urgence à 20,000 personnes déplacées et accueillies dans des sites d’hébergement temporaire à Antananarivo, suivant le passage du cyclone ENAWO.

17 Mar 2017 description
map UNOSAT

This map illustrates satellite-detected water extent as of 10 March 2017 over Antsahanoro commune, Antalaha district in Madagascar as detected by TerraSAR-X. As of 10 March 2017, ~ 335 Ha of land over Antsahanoro commune seem to be inundated and have experienced an increase of standing waters. These zones are mainly agricultural and/or swamps in the commune of Antsahanoro. These waters seem to be the results of the recent heavy rain related also to the cyclone ENAWO-17 which made landfall the 07 March 2017.

16 Mar 2017 description

By 2008, for the first time in history more people lived in cities than in rural areas. Today the world’s urban population stands at about 3.9 billion, but it is expected to surpass six billion within 30 years. Close to 90 percent of the increase will be concentrated in developing countries in Asia and Africa, particularly India, China and Nigeria .
Estimates vary but it is likely that more than one billion people live in urban slums, the fastest growing human habitat.

16 Mar 2017 description

Antananarivo, le 14 mars 2017 - Un vol cargo transportant 92 tonnes (soit 91,686 kg) de fournitures humanitaires est arrivé dans la capitale de Madagascar dans le cadre de la réponse commune au Cyclone Enawo, qui a causé des dommages importants dans le nord-est du pays, et a affecté une grande partie du reste de la quatrième plus grande île du monde.

16 Mar 2017 description

Overview

A severe drought, associated with the El Niño phenomena, resulted in a humanitarian emergency in which an estimated 40 million people are in need of humanitarian assistance. Vulnerability assessments and analysis indicated that 23 million required immediate humanitarian assistance, as of June 2016.

In response to this, the Southern African Development Community launched a regional humanitarian appeal for $2.4 billion to support the needs of the affected population in the affected Member States.

16 Mar 2017 description
map MapAction

La carte montre les frontières administratives et les charactéristiques physiques les plus significatives pour la region. Les régions: Ambatolampy, Ambohidratrimo, Andramasina, Antananarivo Atsimondrano, Antananarivo Avaradrano, Antananarivo Renivohitra, Arivonimamo, Manjakandriana, Andapa, Antalaha, Befandriana Nord, Fenerive Est, Mananara-Avaratra, Mandritsara, Maroantsetra, Sainte Marie, Sambava, Soanierana Ivongo, Vavatenina, Vohemar

16 Mar 2017 description

Response activities by the Government and humanitarian partners continue to scale up. Relief items were pre-positioned in 15 regions ahead of Cyclone Enawo’s arrival to respond to food security, education, health, nutrition, shelter, water and sanitation, and protection needs. Additional supplies started to be deployed to Sava and Analanjirofo regions on 10 March 2017.

Update

The number of people displaced by the cyclone has risen to almost 247,000. Some 425,000 people have been severely affected by the disaster and require humanitarian assistance.

16 Mar 2017 description

Map Information

Tropical storm ENAWO-17 has formed in the Southern Indian Ocean north-east of Madagascar. It is moving south-west and is currently foreseen to make landfall early 7 March on the north-eastern coast of Madagascar as a very intense cyclone, with extreme rainfalls and maximum storm surge height of one meter.

ENAWO-17 is predicted to have a high humanitarian impact based on the maximum sustained wind speed, the potentially affected population (up to one million people) and their vulnerability.

16 Mar 2017 description

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Tropical storm ENAWO-17 has formed in the Southern Indian Ocean north-east of Madagascar. It is moving south-west and is currently foreseen to make landfall early 7 March on the north-eastern coast of Madagascar as a very intense cyclone, with extreme rainfalls and maximum storm surge height of one meter.

ENAWO-17 is predicted to have a high humanitarian impact based on the maximum sustained wind speed, the potentially affected population (up to one million people) and their vulnerability.

15 Mar 2017 description

Cyclone Enawo tore through the East African island in early March, killing 78 people, displacing nearly 250,000 and wounding 250

By Lova Rabary

ANTANANARIVO, March 14 (Reuters) - Vanilla producers on the tropical island of Madagascar say a cyclone that killed 78 people has also damaged around 30 percent of the crop in the world's biggest producer.

The valuable beans are often kept under armed guard after prices shot up from around $20 a kg in 2010 to around $500 a kg last year.

15 Mar 2017 description

From 28 February 2017, civil society nutrition champions from 12 SUN Countries came together for a four-day workshop in Dakar, Senegal, to strengthen advocacy capacities for scaling up nutrition. The SUN Civil Society Network Workshop was organized by Action Against Hunger and its partners – UNICEF, Save the Children and Terre des Hommes.

15 Mar 2017 description

En date du 7 mars 2017, le cyclone Enawo, classé de catégorie 4, a frappé la capitale de Madagascar, Antananarivo, avec des rafales de vent allant jusqu’à 300 km/h. Il s'agit du plus puissant cyclone qui touche la Grande île depuis le cyclone Giovanna en 2012.

Des milliers de gens se retrouvent sinistrés et nécessiteront une aide d’urgence dans les semaines à venir.

15 Mar 2017 description

Highlights

  • Maize prices continued to increase in January in most countries in the region. The upward pressure is likely to be due to the peak of the lean season. Overall, maize prices will remain above their average price trend at least until the next harvest. Malawi and Mozambique have the highest number of Maize markets in ALPS Crisis at 71 percent and 100 percent respectively.

15 Mar 2017 description

Map Information

Tropical storm ENAWO-17 has formed in the Southern Indian Ocean north-east of Madagascar. It is moving south-west and is currently foreseen to make landfall early 7 March on the north-eastern coast of Madagascar as a very intense cyclone, with extreme rainfalls and maximum storm surge height of one meter.

ENAWO-17 is predicted to have a high humanitarian impact based on the maximum sustained wind speed, the potentially affected population (up to one million people) and their vulnerability.

15 Mar 2017 description

Map Information

Tropical storm ENAWO-17 has formed in the Southern Indian Ocean north-east of Madagascar. It is moving south-west and is currently foreseen to make land fall early 7 March on the north-eastern coast of Madagascar as a very intense cyclone, with extreme rainfalls and maximum storm surge height of one meter.

ENAWO-17 is predicted to have a high humanitarian impact based on the maximum sustained wind speed, the potentially affected population (up to one million people) and their vulnerability.