Aid agencies are only able to help one-third of the population (7 million) and some two-thirds rely on commercial supplies that are imported and sold in markets. It is imperative to keep supply lines open.
The government has reported severe damage, especially in Antahala, where they believe 80% of homes were destroyed as well as 100% of crops. Severe flooding has also affected the capital city, Antananarivo.
GHL is a service and action oriented entity with a local and global reach benefiting the humanitarian sector and affected populations to facilitate the development of new or more efficient solutions to shared problems.
This explosive pollution will make it impossible for people to reconstruct their lives, and prevents humanitarian organizations from operating safely and providing support to the vulnerable population.