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04 Sep 2017 description
report The Guardian

So far this year, at least 140 million people across 37 countries have been left in need of humanitarian aid. But most of them will not get it

17 May 2017 description
report The Guardian

Cyclone Enawo was the biggest storm in more than a decade to hit Madagascar. It left scores dead and triggered floods and landslides, destroying tens of thousands of homes. Two months on, the remarkable story of the village of Antanandava is a testament to Madagascan resilience

by James Ruttle

It was late morning when Cyclone Enawo made landfall on Madagascar’s north-east coast. The most severe tropical storm to hit the Indian Ocean island in more than 10 years brought with it winds of up to 290km/h and 25cm of rainfall.

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.

13 Mar 2017 description

DUBAI, 12th March 2017 (WAM) -- Under the direction of Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, around 100 tonnes of relief and survival items, organised by Dubai’s International Humanitarian City, IHC, has departed from Dubai International Airport to Madagascar to assist with recovery efforts following Cyclone Enawo, the strongest to strike the island nation in 13 years.

09 Mar 2017 description

Five people were confirmed killed and seven injured

By Lovasoa Rabary

ANTANANARIVO, March 9 (Reuters) - Madagascar has started evacuating thousands of people from flooded areas after storm waters broke dykes as the country reeled from the impact of Cyclone Enawo that slammed into the Indian Ocean archipelago this week.

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