Madagascar: Grand Sud Humanitarian Snapshot (As of July 2017)
- The humanitarian situation in southern Madagascar has improved markedly since March 2017, due to better rainfall and major humanitarian response.
- However, a quarter of all people in eight affected districts - more than 400,000 - remain in Crisis and Emergency (IPC phases 3 and 4) .
- Global acute malnutrition rates remain above the alert level of 10 per cent in 5 districts.
- Almost 73 per cent of people in affected districts still use unimproved water sources; and more communities are resorting to stagnant water.
- Teacher and student absenteeism is high and increansing.
- The Humanitarian Response Plan, which runs until May 2017, remains only 65 per cent funded.
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