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14 Mar 2017 description


La période couverte correspond à la mise en place des cultures de grande saison pour les Régions couvertes. Sur le plan météorologique, les prévisions de retard de la saison des pluies ont été confirmées, et il a été constaté une faiblesse des précipitations par rapport à la normale. Cela a perturbé la saison agricole et plus particulièrement le début de la période de mise en culture.

14 Mar 2017 description

295,950 People Affected

84,660 People Displaced

83,100 Homes Affected

178 Evacuation Sites

50 Deaths

195 People Injured

*Please note that data are currently incomplete and awaiting further assessment reports

14 Mar 2017 description

Key points:

  • At least 883 houses have been damaged by the cyclone and 5,630 have been damaged due to floodwater, particularly in Antalaha district.

  • Food availability is a challenge to affected populations in remote areas cut off by damaged roads. 100% of the crops and rice fields in Antalaha and Sambava have been submerged and destroyed.

  • Access to drinking water in Antahala district is limited. The overflowing of rivers in Antananarivo is likely to contaminate drinking water.

14 Mar 2017 description

This map illustrates satellite-detected flood waters extent and evolution between 10 and 08 March 2017 over Maroantsetra area, Analanjirofo region in Madagascar as detected by TerraSAR-X acquired on 10 and 08 March 2017 and Radarsat-2 image acquired on 04 May 2014.

14 Mar 2017 description


• Tropical Cyclone ENAWO made landfall over north-eastern Madagascar on 7 March and then moved west southwest over land and towards the southern areas, crossing the country.

• Severe weather, including heavy rain, strong winds and storm surge, has been affecting the country, causing casualties and damage.

13 Mar 2017 description

Le cyclone Enawo a traversé Madagascar et termine sa course dans la région d’Anosy (Sud-Est). Les autorités déplorent de nombreux dégâts causés par le cyclone mais aussi les inondations qui ont suivi. Le Bureau national de la gestion des risques et catastrophes fait déjà état de 10 000 déplacés et de 52 000 sinistrés. Les équipes de Handicap International commencent à évaluer les besoins de la population.

13 Mar 2017 description

DUBAI, 12th March 2017 (WAM) -- Under the direction of Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, around 100 tonnes of relief and survival items, organised by Dubai’s International Humanitarian City, IHC, has departed from Dubai International Airport to Madagascar to assist with recovery efforts following Cyclone Enawo, the strongest to strike the island nation in 13 years.

13 Mar 2017 description

This Emergency Appeal is being issued on a preliminary basis and seeks 892,325 Swiss francs with an initial loan of 150,000 Swiss francs from the Disaster Relief Emergency Fund (DREF) to enable the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) to support the Malagasy Red Cross Society (MRCS) in delivering assistance and support to 25,000 people affected by Cyclone Enawo over eight months. The response will focus on the following areas of interventions: health, water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH); and shelter (including non-food items).

13 Mar 2017 description


  • The remnants of Intense Tropical Cyclone Enawo exited Madagascar on the morning of Friday 10 March 2017. The storm traversed nearly the length of the island over two days, affecting communities from north to south across Madagascar’s eastern and central regions.

  • Wind damage and widespread flooding in cyclone-affected parts of the north-east, and heavy rains and widespread flooding in eastern, central and south-eastern parts of the country has been recorded.

13 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 me ter.

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.

12 Mar 2017 description

◾According to the situational report of 11 March from the Bureau National de Gestion des Risques et des Catastrophes (BNGRC) of Madagascar the national authorities have dropped the alert level for Grand Tana from red to yellow.

◾The report also indicates, as of 11 March 15.00 p.m. local time: 50 fatalities, 20 persons missing, 183 injured and 110 693 persons displaced.

10 Mar 2017 description

Antananarivo - Le Programme alimentaire mondial, en coordination avec le Bureau National de Gestion des Risques et Catastrophes, a commencé la distribution de coupons électroniques pour 5 000 bénéficiaires dans la commune d’Amboasary. Il s’agit d’une nouvelle stratégie pour venir en aide d’urgence aux communautés les plus affectées par la sécheresse dans les régions du sud de Madagascar.   

10 Mar 2017 description

• Following the passage of Tropical Cyclone ENAWO, heavy rain, strong winds and storm surge have been affecting the country, causing casualties and damage.
Approx. 189 mm of rain in 24 h have been recorded in Mananjary municipality and 153 mm of rain in 24 h have been recorded in Fort-Dauphin over 8-9 March.

10 Mar 2017 description

Cyclone Enawo has passed through Madagascar and will end its course in the Anosy region. Madagascar authorities have reported severe damage caused by the cyclone and the subsequent flooding, especially in Antahala, where they believe 80% of homes were destroyed as well as 100% of crops.

10 Mar 2017 description

This bulletin is being issued for information only and reflects the current situation and details available at this time. The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) is in discussion with the National Society to launch an emergency appeal. The Malagasy Red Cross Society (MRCS) will, however, accept direct assistance to provide support to the affected population.