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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

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.

31 Mar 2017 description

ANTANANARIVO – En appui au Gouvernement de Madagascar et en coordination avec le Bureau National de Gestion des Risques et Catastrophes (BNGRC), le Programme alimentaire mondial (PAM) a commencé des distributions de rations alimentaires d’urgence dans les districts d’Antalaha et de Maroantsetra, touchés par le passage du cyclone ENAWO au début de ce mois.

31 Mar 2017 description

FEATURE

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AFFECTED AREAS Mosul

CAUSE OF DISPLACEMENT Conflict

FIGURES About 172,000 new displacements between 19 February and 23 March

CONTEXT

31 Mar 2017 description

Rice fields and vanilla crops have been damaged in the North East by Cyclone Enawo

Key Messages

  • Tropical cyclone ENAWO (Category 4) traversed nearly the entire length of Madagascar during the second week of March, damaging 83,100 houses in 58 districts, according to Madagascar’s National Office for the Management of Risks and Crises (BNGRC), and leading to generalized flooding along the path of the storm that destroyed significant portions of household food stocks and supply.

31 Mar 2017 description

Erratic and below-average rainfall continues in East 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.

30 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.