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05 Sep 1999 description


In addition to support under its regular and special facilities, the IMF provides emergency assistance through loans to help members meet economic problems arising from sudden and unforeseeable natural disasters. The IMF has also expanded the scope of emergency assistance to include countries emerging from conflict in carefully defined situations.

23 Mar 1986 description


UNDRO 86/0653

MADAGASCAR - CYCLONE HONORININA
RAPPORT DE SITUATION NO. 1
25 MARCH 1986

21 Mar 1986 description


UNDRO 86/0643

MADAGASCAR - CYCLONE HONORININA
UNDRO SITUATION REPORT NO. 1
21 MARCH 1986

1. DESTRUCTIVE CYCLONE HONORININA PASSED THROUGH MADAGASCAR FROM TOAMASINA (TAMATAVE) TO MORONDAVA ON 15-18 MARCH 1986. NORTH- EASTERLY WINDS UP TO 300 KM/H CAUSED HEAVY DAMAGE IN TAMATAVE (MAIN PORT), FENERIVE EAST, SANTE MARIE, AMBATONDRAZAKA, BRICKAVILLE, MORAMANGA, FIANARANTSOA. MANY HOUSES, PUBLIC BUILDINGS, PORT INSTALLATIONS AND ROADS DAMAGED. RICE FIELDS FLOODED. ELECTRICITY AND WATER SUPPLY CUT. 4,500 MT RICE AND LARGE QUANTITY CEMENT LOST FROM STOCKS.