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21 Sep 2018 description

Cette évaluation-pays aborde le lien d’interdépendance entre l'environnement et la migration à Madagascar. Elle analyse les cadres politiques, juridiques et opérationnels des migrations, de l’environnement et du changement climatique, propose une cartographie de la vulnérabilité nationale et présente les résultats de des études de cas approfondies sur site. La dernière section du rapport présente une série de recommandations d'actions futures fondées sur les données et les résultats recueillis.

21 Sep 2018 description

The Commission has committed €9 million for disaster preparedness initiatives in Madagascar, Malawi, Lesotho, Mozambique, and Zimbabwe. The funding will also help to promote effective humanitarian action at regional level.

The Southern Africa and Indian Ocean region is frequently affected by natural disasters that hit the most vulnerable populations, causing casualties and population displacement. Climate change has made these disasters less predictable, increasing their frequency, intensity and magnitude.

20 Sep 2018 description

Matrice de suivi des déplacements

L'OIM Madagascar met en œuvre son programme de Matrice de suivi des déplacements (DTM - Displacement Tracking Matrix ou DTM en anglais) afin de mieux comprendre les déplacements des populations engendrés par la sécheresse et fournir des informations essentielles aux acteurs gouvernementaux et humanitaires sur le sujet. Ce programme a été adapté au contexte du Sud de Madagascar et les outils utilisés lors de l’élaboration des évaluations sur le terrain ont été réalisées en collaboration avec les partenaires humanitaires.

20 Sep 2018 description

Conflicts and climatic shocks aggravate current food insecurity in many countries

Some 39 countries in need of food assistance - FAO expects slightly lower global cereal production

20 September 2018, Rome - Persistent conflicts and climate-related shocks are currently driving high levels of severe food insecurity, particularly in Southern African and Near East countries, which continue to require humanitarian assistance, according to a new report published by the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) today.

18 Sep 2018 description

An early lean season expected in many parts of Southern Africa

Key Messages:

17 Sep 2018 description

Will an El Nino take place?

Current forecasts of Eastern Pacific sea surface temperatures (SST) and expert judgement point to a significant likelihood of an El Nino materializing: currently this stands at 50-55% chance of it happening in the northern hemisphere Autumn and 65-70% chance of it developing in the coming Winter.

How long is it likely to last?

Judging from the forecasts for how SST are likely to evolve, this El Nino, should it materialize, is likely to be relatively short and over by mid 2019.

13 Sep 2018 description

Highlights

In the southern African region, maize prices are already beginning to show mixed trends. In South Africa and Tanzania, maize prices remain below their respective 5 year average (5YA) levels, while in other countries, such as Malawi and Mozambique, maize prices are on an upward trend and closing in on their 5YA levels.

A look at the Alert for Price Spikes (ALPS) shows that in both June and July, a few markets in Zambia were already showing signs of stress.

13 Sep 2018 description

Madagascar a fait face à une épidémie de peste pulmonaire affectant plusieurs zones, en l’occurrence les grandes villes comme Antananarivo et Toamasina en 2017. Rappelons-le, la propagation rapide et la transmission de cette épidémie vers les zones non endémiques ont été favorisées par le déplacement et la mobilité des personnes à l’intérieur même du pays, voire au-delà des frontières.

13 Sep 2018 description

PROJECTED FOOD ASSISTANCE NEEDS FOR MARCH 2019

12 Sep 2018 description

In Numbers

8.4 million people food insecure in Eswatini,
Lesotho, Madagascar, Malawi, Mozambique, and Zimbabwe

4.3 million people to receive food, cash or vouchers to address immediate lean season needs

Additional USD 271 million required to meet the food needs in the six countries over the lean season (October 2018 - April 2019)

Highlights

• The start of the lean season in Southern Africa is imminent and millions require food assistance to meet their needs.

12 Sep 2018 description

Signature officielle de l’accord de financement entre la Corée du Sud et le Programme des Nations Unies pour le Développement au Fonds commun du projet SACEM

10 Sep 2018 description

Situation Overview

  • Latest IPC and nutrition assessment indicate a deteriorated situation in the Grand Sud of the country with widespread food insecurity, reduced access to potable water and worrisome malnutrition rates.

10 Sep 2018 description

Child marriage can have devastating consequences for girls and their future children. Typically, it cuts short or ends a girl’s education, compromises her reproductive rights, sexual health, future employment and earnings, and perpetuates personal and community poverty. Globally, more than one in four girls are married as children – before the age of 18. In East and Southern Africa, the share is 36 per cent, and 10 per cent of girls in the region are married by age 15.

09 Sep 2018 description

SG/SM/19202

The following statement was issued today by the Spokesman for UN Secretary-General António Guterres:

08 Sep 2018 description
report UN News Service

Le Secrétaire général des Nations Unies, António Guterres, a salué la nomination le 7 septembre, de Rivo Rakotovao, Président du Sénat malgache, en tant que Président par intérim de Madagascar.

Vendredi soir, le Président malgache, Hery Rajaonarimampianina, a présenté sa démission dans un message à la nation retransmis à la radio et à la télévision.

05 Sep 2018 description

The Famine Early Warning Systems Network (FEWS NET) monitors trends in staple food prices in countries vulnerable to food insecurity. For each FEWS NET country and region, the Price Bulletin provides a set of charts showing monthly prices in the current marketing year in selected urban centers and allowing users to compare current trends with both five-year average prices, indicative of seasonal trends, and prices in the previous year

05 Sep 2018 description

The Famine Early Warning Systems Network (FEWS NET) monitors trends in staple food prices in countries vulnerable to food insecurity. For each FEWS NET country and region, the Price Bulletin provides a set of charts showing monthly prices in the current marketing year in selected urban centers and allowing users to compare current trends with both five-year average prices, indicative of seasonal trends, and prices in the previous year. To learn more about markets in Southern Africa, please consult FEWSNET Regional Maize Market Fundamentals Summary Report.

04 Sep 2018 description

After decades of progress, hunger - both acute and chronic - is on the rise again. In 2017, a massive humanitarian effort helped to contain famine in South Sudan and avert famine in northeastern Nigeria, Somalia and Yemen. Despite this, the number of people on the brink of severe hunger continues to rise.

01 Sep 2018 description

The Famine Early Warning Systems Network (FEWS NET) monitors trends in staple food supply and price trends in countries at risk of food insecurity. The Regional Supply and Market Outlook report provides a summary of regional staple food availability, surpluses and deficits during the current marketing year, projected price behavior, implications for local and regional commodity procurement, and essential market monitoring indicators.

31 Aug 2018 description

Antananarivo – La directrice régionale du Programme Alimentaire Mondial (PAM) pour les pays du sud de l'Afrique, Lola Castro, était en visite officielle à Madagascar du 26 au 31 août 2018, afin de rencontrer les partenaires clés pour lutter contre l’insécurité alimentaire et la malnutrition dans le pays.