- Grand Sud Drought - Office of the Resident Coordinator, Situation Report No. 6 (EN/FR)
- Cyclone Enawo : Cluster Logistique - Mise à jour de la situation, 15 mai 2017
- WFP Madagascar Country Brief, May 2017
Appeals & Funding
- RIASCO Action Plan for Southern Africa - Revised regional response plan for the El Niño-induced drought in Southern Africa Dec 2016 - Apr 2017
- Commission Urgence Grand Sud de Madagascar - Plan de réponse stratégique à la sècheresse prolongée (2016 - 2017)
Résumé de la situation
Global Logistics Cluster Preparedness
The Global Logistics Cluster (GLC) Preparedness project aims to help strengthen national supply chain resiliency and emergency preparedness, focusing on supply chain mapping, supply chain capacity gap identification and analysis, and subsequently supply chain risk mitigation.
Le Cyclone Tropical Intense Enawo a frappé le Nord Est du Madagascar le matin de 7 Mars, avec une vitesse de 200 à 300 km/heure. Le 8 Mars, Enawo s’est affaibli du niveau d’Intense à un niveau modérée de tempête tropicale et est sorti Madagascar le Vendredi 10 Mars 2017, après avoir traversé tout le long de l’ile pendant deux jours, en affectant les communautés à travers les régions centrales et de l’Est, approximativement 433,985 personnes.
• Intense Tropical Cyclone Enawo struck north eastern Madagascar on the morning of 7 March 2017, travelling at 200 to 300 km/hour. On 8 March, Enawo weakened to a moderate tropical storm and exited Madagascar on 10 March, after traversing nearly the length of the island over two days. Enawo affected communities across Madagascar’s eastern and central regions - approximately 433,985 people were affected.
Despite an increase in rainfall, long-term moisture deficits remain in Madagascar
Africa Weather Hazards
Below-average and erratic rainfall since December has resulted in strong moisture deficits and low soil moisture across parts of northeastern Mozambique.
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 rainfall earlier in the season throughout the northern Madagascar.
At first glance, $36 may not seem much, but for survivors of a devastating cyclone in Madagascar, that amount provides the ability for a family to meet their immediate basic needs for six weeks.
Thanks to funding originating here in Canada, more than 17,000 people will receive life-saving assistance, helping them recover from this disaster.
OVERVIEW OF CRISIS
Magnitude of the cyclone
Intense Tropical Cyclone Enawo, a category 4 on the Saffir-Simpson scale, made landfall in north-eastern Madagascar’s Sava region on 7 March and then moved southward across central and south parts of the country while declining to a tropical depression before exiting the country on the morning of 10 March 2017.
Population and areas affected
(Antananarivo, 23 March 2017) – The United Nations and humanitarian partners are appealing for US$20 million to address the devastating consequences of Cyclone Enawo in Madagascar.
Cyclone Enawo struck the coast of Madagascar as a Category 4 cyclone on 7 March, causing extensive damage due to high winds and flooding in northeastern parts of the country. Between 8 and 10 March, the cyclone traced an arc nearly the length of the island nation, bringing heavy rainfall and flooding to central and southeastern areas.
Since early 2015, the Southern Africa and Indian Ocean region has faced widespread food shortages owing to the worst drought in 35 years which was exacerbated by the El Niño weather phenomenon. Two consecutive failed rainy seasons have left 13.8 million people in need of emergency food assistance.
Cyclone Enawo's impact on CBM projects in Madagascar
On 07 March 2017 cyclone ENAWO was hitting the North East of Madagascar, bringing winds and storms between 180-200 km/h, provoking flooding and damages in many regions on its passage for almost three days. The cyclone left 81 human fatalities, while 18 persons remained missing. 253 people were injured, and 433 612 displaced from their houses.
Le réseau routier à Madagascar est très limité. il pose généralement de nombreuses contraintes pour le transport de personnes et de marchandises dans certaines régions notamment celles affectées par le cyclone ENAWO. L'accès aux zones frappées par le cyclone reste difficile en raison des routes bloquées - par des arbres ou la montée des eaux - et des infrastructures endommagées, y compris les ponts et ferries, ce qui limite la capacité des organisations humanitaires à répondre aux besoins des populations affectées.