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21 Jan 2018 description

L’aide humanitaire d’urgence, octroyée sur Très Hautes Instructions de Sa Majesté le Roi Mohammed VI par le Maroc à la République de Madagascar suite au cyclone Ava qui a frappé récemment ce pays frère, est arrivée samedi à Antananarivo.

Acheminée à Madagascar à bord de deux avions des Forces Royales Air, cette aide humanitaire de 30 tonnes composée de tentes, de couvertures et de produits alimentaires de première nécessité, a été remise aux autorités malgaches par l’ambassadeur du Maroc à Madagascar, M. Mohamed Benjilany.

20 Jan 2018 description

High temperatures and dry conditions continue in southern Africa

Africa Weather Hazards

  1. Since November, rainfall has been below-average in South Africa. The early season abnormal dryness has expanded into several parts of southern and western Mozambique, Zimbabwe, eastern Botswana, and southern Zambia, where rainfall is forecast to be low during the middle of January.

19 Jan 2018 description

Cyclical drought, food insecurity, cyclones, floods, disease outbreaks, and complex emergencies present significant challenges to vulnerable populations throughout the Southern Africa region. Between FY 2008 and FY 2017, USAID’s Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance (USAID/OFDA) and USAID’s Office of Food for Peace (USAID/FFP) provided humanitarian assistance in response to a range of natural and man-made disasters.

19 Jan 2018 description

GENEVA, Jan 19 2018 (IOM) - IOM, the UN Migration Agency, is appealing for nearly USD 1.4 billion to address the needs of over 80 million people in 50 countries in 2018. These vital funds will support people displaced within the borders of their own countries, migrants, refugees and the communities that host them, people returning to their areas of origin and people experiencing or recovering from conflict and natural disasters.

19 Jan 2018 description

La mise en place de cette plateforme unique à Madagascar résulte d’un effort conjoint entre le groupe de Catherine Bourgouin (Génétique Fonctionnelle des Maladies Infectieuses- Institut Pasteur à Paris, et visiting scientist à l’Institut Pasteur de Madagascar) et le G4 Malaria Group de l’Institut Pasteur de Madagascar dirigé par Ousmane Ndiath, avec le soutien des Unités Entomologie Médicale, …

19 Jan 2018 description

Feature: Philippines

As many as 790,000 people were displaced between 16 and 28 December in Regions V, VI, VII, VIII, XIII and MIMAROPA due to Tropical Storm Urduja/Kai-Tak which made landfall in the Philippines on 12 December and exited on 19 December. A total of 418,000 people stayed in evacuation centres, while 372,000 people stayed with families and friends. As of 28 December, all evacuees had returned home (DROMIC, 4 Jan 2018).

19 Jan 2018 description

Ce rapport est publié par le Bureau National de Gestion des Risques des Catastrophes (BNGRC) et l'Equipe Humanitaire de Madagascar. Il couvre la période allant du 06 au 15 Janvier 2018.

FAITS MARQUANTS

  • Le cyclone Tropical Ava a atterri le 05 janvier à 12h40 à Toamasina ville. C’est la première fois qu’un premier cyclone de la saison cyclonique touche directement le pays et tous les secteurs humanitaires ont dû mobiliser plus précocement leurs stocks d’urgence disponibles (carte en annexe).

19 Jan 2018 description
report ACT Alliance

In the afternoon of Friday the 5 January 2018, the region of Atsinanana in Madagascar, was affected by the tropical cyclone Ava with a maximum wind speed of 150 kph alternated by gusts of 205 km/h in a radius of 37 km around its center. The tropical storm hit the Island country off South-eastern on Friday and Saturday killing at least 29 people nationwide and forcing more than 17,000 from their homes. According to the Statement from the National Bureau for Risk and Catastrophe Management or BNGRC, 22 people are still missing. Overall, Ava affected more than 83,000 people.

18 Jan 2018 description

Aides humanitaires d’urgence en faveur des réfugiés Rohingyas au Bangladesh et des victimes de la peste à Madagascar

A la fin de l’année 2017, le Gouvernement Princier a débloqué plus de 100.000 euros pour répondre à deux appels d’urgence en faveur des réfugiés Rohingyas au Bangladesh et de la population malgache touchée par une nouvelle épidémie de peste

17 Jan 2018 description

BERGUITTA s’est affaibli en Forte Tempête Tropicale. A 09 heures locales, son centre est localisé à 1121 Km au large de Toamasina. La force du vent est estimée à 111 Km/h avec des rafales de 156 Km/h à proximité du centre. Il se dirige vers le Sud-Ouest à un rythme moyen de 10 Km/h en menaçant directement et à brève échéance les îles sœurs.

BERGUITTA ne touchera pas terre sur Madagascar. En conséquence, aucun danger n’est à craindre.

17 Jan 2018 description

As at end December 2017, UN-coordinated appeals and refugee response plans within the Global Humanitarian Overview (GHO) required US$24.7 billion to meet the humanitarian needs of 105.1 million crisis-affected people in 38 countries. Together the appeals were funded at $13.8 billion, or 54% of requirements. Funding for the appeals in 2017 fell 46% short of requirements, with $10.9 billion outstanding.

16 Jan 2018 description

This Weekly Bulletin focuses on selected acute public health emergencies occurring in the WHO African Region. The WHO Health Emergencies Programme is currently monitoring 54 events in the region. This week’s edition covers key ongoing events, including:
- Chikungunya in Kenya
- Cholera in Malawi
- Cholera in Zambia
- Suspected Rift Valley fever in South Sudan
- Humanitarian crisis in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

16 Jan 2018 description

Highlights

• Tropical Cyclone Berguitta is strengthening and moving south-west towards Mauritius.

• The system could reach Mauritius on 17 January and cause heavy rain and strong winds.

• On Rodrigues Island, more than 40 people were evacuated following a strong tropical storm.

Situation

Tropical Cyclone Berguitta is strengthening in the southern Indian Ocean and moving south-west. On 15 January, its centre was located north of Rodrigues Island, in Mauritius.

16 Jan 2018 description

Climate change is helping drive a "silent crisis" as drought lingers, aid officials say

By Sally Hayden

ANKILIBEVAHAVOLA, Madagascar, Jan 5 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Every morning, residents of this village in southern Madagascar's Amboasary Sud district set off on an eight-hour round-trip journey to collect water from the nearest river.

16 Jan 2018 description

More than 54,000 people were displaced by the cyclone which struck with with wind speeds of up to 190 kph

ANTANANARIVO, Jan 15 (Reuters) - The death toll from a cyclone that hit Madagascar about 10 days ago has risen to 51, with another 22 people reported missing, authorities said on Sunday.

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16 Jan 2018 description

BERGUITTA s’est intensifiée et est actuellement au stade de Forte Tempête Tropicale. A 10 heures locales, son centre est localisé à 1445 km au large de Toamasina. Il est probable qu’elle montera au stade de Cyclone mature dans les prochaines heures. La force du vent est estimée à 110 km/h avec des rafales de 155 km/h à proximité de son centre. Il poursuit désormais son Cap vers le Nord-Ouest et ceci pour les 2 prochains jours à un rythme réduit de 06 à 10 km/h. D’après les éléments de prévision de ce matin, BERGUITTA ne touchera terre sur Madagascar.