• The Government of Madagascar declared a national situation of emergency on 14 March 2017 due to the impact of Cyclone Enawo.
• Led by national authorities, including the BNGRC, national line ministries and their district counterparts, humanitarian partners have initiated response activities targeting vulnerable people and families in the areas most affected by the cyclone.
• To date, at least 34,377 people affected by the cyclone have received WASH assistance, and 31,025 people have received food assistance.
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.
Cyclone Enawo is wreaking havoc across Madagascar: towns and cities flooded; houses, schools, hospitals and critical infrastructure destroyed; and thousands of people displaced. Power outages are widespread in affected areas.
Antananarivo, 29 October 2016 – Like the rest of the Southern African region, Madagascar has been affected by two successive years of drought, worsened by the El Nino phenomenon since September 2015. This has negatively and deeply impacted the three regions of the Grand Sud which is home to approximately 1.63 million people.
Après le passage des deux Tempêtes Tropicales dans l’Ouest et Sud-ouest du pays, entre mi-janvier et mi-février 2015, des pluies excessives étaient tombées sur les Hautes Terres pendant la dernière décade de février 2015, avec un pic de 130 mm en 24heures.
Des nouveaux déplacements ont fait passer le nombre des personnes déplacées de 11.423 à 39.000 dans l’ensemble du pays, dont 28.000 à Antananarivo ville et ses alentours.
Les régions d’Analamanga, d’Alaotra Mangoro et de Vakinakaratra sont les plus touchées.