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17 Mar 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund

Antananarivo, 17 March 2017 – A cargo flight carrying 79 tons of humanitarian supplies has arrived in the capital of Madagascar as part of the UN Children’s Fund’s (UNICEF) ongoing response to Cyclone Enawo which caused significant damage in the northeastern part of the country and has affected much of the rest of the world’s fourth-largest island.

17 Mar 2017 description

Highlights

• 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.

17 Mar 2017 description
report ACT Alliance

On 3 March 2017, Tropical storm Enawo formed in the southern Indian Ocean. The cyclone hit landfall in Madagascar on 7 March at around 10:30 am local time. Enawo is currently equivalent to a Category 4 hurricane. On 8 March, Enawo weakened from an “intense” to a “moderate” tropical storm. The remnants of Intense Tropical Cyclone Enawo exited Madagascar on the morning of 10 March. 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.

17 Mar 2017 description

FEATURE

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AFFECTED AREAS Mosul district, Salahuddin governorate

CAUSE OF DISPLACEMENT Conflict

FIGURES About 43,000 new displacements between January and 5 March

CONTEXT

17 Mar 2017 description

ANTANANARIVO – En appui au Gouvernement de Madagascar, le Programme Alimentaire Mondial (PAM) a commencé, ce 11 mars, une assistance de vivres d’urgence à 20,000 personnes déplacées et accueillies dans des sites d’hébergement temporaire à Antananarivo, suivant le passage du cyclone ENAWO.

17 Mar 2017 description
map UNOSAT

This map illustrates satellite-detected water extent as of 10 March 2017 over Antsahanoro commune, Antalaha district in Madagascar as detected by TerraSAR-X. As of 10 March 2017, ~ 335 Ha of land over Antsahanoro commune seem to be inundated and have experienced an increase of standing waters. These zones are mainly agricultural and/or swamps in the commune of Antsahanoro. These waters seem to be the results of the recent heavy rain related also to the cyclone ENAWO-17 which made landfall the 07 March 2017.

16 Mar 2017 description

Antananarivo, le 14 mars 2017 - Un vol cargo transportant 92 tonnes (soit 91,686 kg) de fournitures humanitaires est arrivé dans la capitale de Madagascar dans le cadre de la réponse commune au Cyclone Enawo, qui a causé des dommages importants dans le nord-est du pays, et a affecté une grande partie du reste de la quatrième plus grande île du monde.

16 Mar 2017 description
map MapAction

La carte montre les frontières administratives et les charactéristiques physiques les plus significatives pour la region. Les régions: Ambatolampy, Ambohidratrimo, Andramasina, Antananarivo Atsimondrano, Antananarivo Avaradrano, Antananarivo Renivohitra, Arivonimamo, Manjakandriana, Andapa, Antalaha, Befandriana Nord, Fenerive Est, Mananara-Avaratra, Mandritsara, Maroantsetra, Sainte Marie, Sambava, Soanierana Ivongo, Vavatenina, Vohemar

16 Mar 2017 description

Response activities by the Government and humanitarian partners continue to scale up. Relief items were pre-positioned in 15 regions ahead of Cyclone Enawo’s arrival to respond to food security, education, health, nutrition, shelter, water and sanitation, and protection needs. Additional supplies started to be deployed to Sava and Analanjirofo regions on 10 March 2017.

Update

The number of people displaced by the cyclone has risen to almost 247,000. Some 425,000 people have been severely affected by the disaster and require humanitarian assistance.

16 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.

16 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.

15 Mar 2017 description

Cyclone Enawo tore through the East African island in early March, killing 78 people, displacing nearly 250,000 and wounding 250

By Lova Rabary

ANTANANARIVO, March 14 (Reuters) - Vanilla producers on the tropical island of Madagascar say a cyclone that killed 78 people has also damaged around 30 percent of the crop in the world's biggest producer.

The valuable beans are often kept under armed guard after prices shot up from around $20 a kg in 2010 to around $500 a kg last year.

15 Mar 2017 description

En date du 7 mars 2017, le cyclone Enawo, classé de catégorie 4, a frappé la capitale de Madagascar, Antananarivo, avec des rafales de vent allant jusqu’à 300 km/h. Il s'agit du plus puissant cyclone qui touche la Grande île depuis le cyclone Giovanna en 2012.

Des milliers de gens se retrouvent sinistrés et nécessiteront une aide d’urgence dans les semaines à venir.