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19 Apr 2017 description

Highlights

  • The UN Under-Secretary-General and Emergency Relief Coordinator (USG/ERC) and the Malagasy Permanent Representation at the UN re-launched the Flash Appeal on ENAWO on 28 March in New York, with the participation of the Malagasy Prime Minister, various Ministers and the UN Resident Coordinator for Madagascar via videoconference.

14 Apr 2017 description

Dryness remains in the Greater Horn of Africa

Africa Weather Hazards

  1. Below-average and erratic rainfall since December has resulted in strong moisture deficits and degraded ground conditions. However, above-average rainfall since March has helped to alleviate seasonal dryness.

  2. Despite an increase in moisture following the passage of Tropical Cyclone Enawo during early March, long- term moisture deficits remain due to very poor rains earlier in the season throughout central and eastern Madagascar.

12 Apr 2017 description

Vue d’ensemble de la situation

  • Entre le 7 et le 10 mars, le Cyclone Tropical Intense Enawoa frappé le Nord Est du Madagascar avec une vitesse de 200 à 300 km/heure, en traversant quasi tout le long de l’ileet en affectant presque 434,000 personnes.

11 Apr 2017 description

The European Commission has announced humanitarian assistance of €47 million to help people in need in the Great Lakes and Southern Africa and Indian Ocean regions, who continue to face the consequences of years of conflict and displacement, as well as widespread food insecurity and natural disasters.

10 Apr 2017 description

Welcome to the April issue of the Armed Conflict Location & Event Data Project’s (ACLED) Conflict Trends report. Each month, ACLED researchers gather, analyse and publish data on political violence in Africa in realtime. Weekly updates to realtime conflict event data are published on the ACLED website.

10 Apr 2017 description

Highlights

  • The intense tropical cyclone struck Madagascar on 7 March in the SAVA region in the northeast of the country. The cyclone then moved to the south of the country.

  • WFP has responded to meet the needs of vulnerable populations in four affected regions of the country, in addition to Antananarivo, the capital.

  • WFP, as the lead agency of the Logistics Cluster, supports the activities of the national logistics cluster to support the relief efforts of the humanitarian community and the Government of Madagascar.

10 Apr 2017 description

Résumé de la situation

La tempête tropicale modérée Enawo est sortie du territoire malgache dans la nuit du jeudi 09 mars 2017, vers 21h. Maroalaka, une commune du district d’Ambovombe (dans l’extrême Sud) a été la dernière localité par laquelle elle est passée avant de sortir par la pointe du Sud de l’î le.

07 Apr 2017 description

Increasing moisture deficits recorded in the Greater Horn of Africa

Africa Weather Hazards

  1. Below-average and erratic rainfall since December has resulted in strong moisture deficits and degraded ground conditions across parts of northeastern Mozambique.

  2. Despite a robust increase in rainfall following the passage of Tropical Cyclone Enawo during early March, considerable long-term moisture deficits remain due to well below-average rains earlier in the season throughout northern Madagascar.

05 Apr 2017 description

Lieu: Antananarivo

Vue d’ensemble de la situation

  • Entre le 7 et le 10 mars, le Cyclone Tropical Intense Enawo a frappé le Nord Est du Madagascar avec une vitesse de 200 à 300 km/heure, en traversant quasi tout le long de l’ile. Comme résultat, presque 434,000 personnes à travers la zone centrale et de l’Est de Madagascar ont été affectées.

04 Apr 2017 description

Le 7 mars 2017, Madagascar a été frappée de plein fouet par le cyclone tropical Enawo. Les pertes en vies humaines et matérielles sont importantes et ne cessent d’augmenter. 11 jours après le passage du Cyclone Enawo, les évaluations continuent à être réalisées à cause du difficile accès à des zones qui sont encore sous les eaux, en particulier à Maroantsetra.

03 Apr 2017 description

Highlights

  • Madagascar’s southern regions continue to endure the effects of a prolonged drought, aggravated by the effects of El Niño.

  • Despite operational challenges, WFP continued its drought emergency response to meet the needs of disaster-affected communities through food and cashbased unconditional assistance and nutrition support.

  • Funding requirements for the drought emergency response from March to end of June 2017 stands at USD 6,9 million.

Operational Updates

01 Apr 2017 description

The Famine Early Warning Systems Network (FEWS NET) monitors trends in staple food prices in countries vulnerable to food insecurity. For each FEWS NET country and region, the Price Bulletin provides a set of charts showing monthly prices in the current marketing year in selected urban centers and allowing users to compare current trends with both five-year average prices, indicative of seasonal trends, and prices in the previous year.