Madagascar Remote Monitoring Update - September 2013

Report
from Famine Early Warning System Network
Published on 30 Sep 2013 View Original

KEY MESSAGES

• Though the 2013 locust outbreak was worse than usual, it is in areas that suffered additional , such as tropical cyclone Haruna or poorly distributed rainfall, that food security will decline to Stressed (IPC Phase 2) betweenOctober and December.

• The September cassava harvest is ending throughout the island.
It is estimated to be lower than normal due to poorly distributed rainfall in central and northern areas and to tropical cyclone Haruna in the south