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UNCT Comoros
International Organization based in Comoros

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12 Sep 2012 description

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

From 20 – 25 April 2012, the three islands of the Union of Comoros – Grande-Comore, Anjouan and Moheli - were hit by extremely high levels of torrential rains: 1,738 mm - almost seven times the average of 267 mm for the same month from 1971 to 2000 and representing 72 % of the total annual average of 1971-2000. On 25 April, a “State of National Disaster” was declared by the President of the Union of Comoros, followed by a request for international assistance.

06 Jul 2012 description
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HIGHLIGHTS / KEY PRIORITIES

  • The water supply in Moroni and surroundings is being restored; however, some 50% of water is lost due to leaks.

  • Water, Sanitation and Hygiene promotion is a priority.

  • Surveillance is in place in all three islands and malaria cases are now under control.

  • Activities in the agriculture sector have been intensified. There is a fear among the population of insufficient food supplies – in particular domestic - during the forthcoming Ramadan.

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