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09 Jan 2019 description

SG/SM/19427
8 JANVIER 2019

Le Secrétaire général prend note de l’annonce des résultats finaux des élections présidentielles par la Haute cour constitutionnelle de Madagascar et félicite le Président élu Andry Rajoelina. Il félicite également toutes les parties prenantes pour l’achèvement pacifique et en bon ordre des élections présidentielles.

09 Jan 2019 description

The Secretary-General notes the announcement of the final results of the presidential elections by the High Constitutional Court of Madagascar and congratulates President-elect Andry Rajoelina. He also commends all stakeholders for the peaceful and orderly conclusion of the presidential election.

The Independent Electoral Commission (CENI) and the High Constitutional Court (HCC), civil society and religious leaders, as well as the leadership of the Government, should be also commended for being part of this historic milestone.

08 Jan 2019 description

SG/SM/19427

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

The Secretary-General notes the announcement of the final results of the presidential elections by the High Constitutional Court of Madagascar and congratulates President-elect Andry Rajoelina. He also commends all stakeholders for the peaceful and orderly conclusion of the presidential election.

08 Jan 2019 description

FAITS SAILLANTS

  • La production nationale de riz (paddy) est estimée à environ 3,3 millions de tonnes en 2018, soit 9 pour cent de plus que la maigre récolte de 2017, mais toujours 8 pour cent de moins que la moyenne quinquennale (2013-2017).

30 Dec 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.

30 Dec 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.

28 Dec 2018 description
report African Union

Addis Abéba, le 27 décembre 2018: Le Président de la Commission de l’Union africaine, Moussa Faki Mahamat, prend note de la proclamation, ce jour, 27 décembre 2018, par la Commission électorale nationale indépendante (CENI), des résultats provisoires du second tour de l’élection présidentielle à Madagascar, qui a eu lieu le 19 décembre 2018.

25 Dec 2018 description

Humanitarian assistance to ease Emergency (IPC Phase 4) in Beloha District in January 2019

KEY MESSAGES

• The first rains favorable for agriculture fell in November across most of Madagascar allowing farmers to start the new cropping season on time. Below average rainfall was recorded across the western half of the country between October and November 2018 but it will likely not affect staple crop production.

25 Dec 2018 description
report African Union

INTRODUCTION

  1. Le 19 décembre 2018, les électeurs malgaches étaient appelés aux urnes pour le deuxième tour de l’élection du Président de la République. Cette élection a mis en lice les deux candidats arrivés en tête du premier tour tenu le 07 novembre 2018. Le scrutin s’est déroulé sans incidents majeurs sur l’ensemble du territoire.

22 Dec 2018 description

Highlights

  • Well-below average rainfall has been received in most parts of the region since October, although recent improvements were experienced in some eastern areas

  • The low rains have been associated with a delayed season onset in western, central and southern parts of the region. Some areas experienced delays in season onset of 30 to 40 days

  • Pasture and livestock conditions deteriorated, and drought-related livestock deaths were reported

21 Dec 2018 description
  • The Ministry of Public Health in Madagascar formally declared a measles outbreak on 26 October 2018. No deaths have been reported officially to date, although mortality probably related to measles has been reported from various hospitals. The most affected district is Antananarivo Renivohitra. As of 14 December more than 9 364 cases have been officially reported from 55 districts.

21 Dec 2018 description

MADAGASCAR GRAND SUD

APERÇU DE LA CRISE

En Octobre 2018, le nombre de personnes classées en « phase d’urgence » (IPC 4) et en « phase de crise » (IPC 3) a augmenté de 135.000 personnes par rapport à juin 2018, la majorité de ces personnes se concentrant dans les districts de Beloha et Ampanihy.

11 Dec 2018 description
report World Bank

Dans le sillage de la crise politique de 2009, les dépenses publiques d’éducation ont chuté, plombées par la baisse drastique des financements extérieurs. Plusieurs milliers d’enfants couraient le risque d’être déscolarisés. Une aide d’urgence a permis de mobiliser des financements supplémentaires et de réorganiser l’enseignement de base.

10 Dec 2018 description

The Emergency Appeal seeks a total of 2.19 million Swiss francs to enable the IFRC to support the Malagasy Red Cross (MRCS) to deliver assistance to some 960,000 people in the targeted regions over 19 months (to April 2019) and contribute to the reduction in mortality and morbidity due to the plague outbreak in 7 priority regions through effective prevention, response and capacity building activities.

05 Dec 2018 description

Rolling out logistics preparedness workshops across five of Madagascar’s most high-risk regions

Under a community pavilion in Manakara, 25 humanitarian responders from Madagascar’s Vatovavy-Fitovinany Region gather on day three of the region’s first logistics preparedness workshop.

Today, the agenda is focused on milestones and next steps: what are the short-term activities? How do we measure long term actions? Who’s responsible where?

01 Dec 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.

01 Dec 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.

30 Nov 2018 description

Idyllic as their location may seem, Madagascar and Mozambique are regularly battered by cyclones and other extreme weather. New drone technology has the potential to help communities in both countries better withstand these disasters.

EU humanitarian aid in the Southern Africa and Indian Ocean region has a strong disaster preparedness focus. This includes hands-on training to allow cutting-edge technology to reduce the risks and impact of disasters on people’s lives.