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14 March 2017

Madagascar: The Red Cross assists affected populations of cyclone Enawo

On 7 March 2017, Intense Tropical Cyclone Enawo made landfall on the north-east coast of Madagascar at approximately noon, local time. Winds up to 290 km/h were recorded, with some gusts reaching 300 km/h. Between 7 and 9 March the cyclone then slowly crossed the island-continent from north to south, causing very heavy rain and affecting almost 20 (...) Lire la suite


15 March 2017

PIROI deploys its stock after Enawo hit Madagascar

On March 7, 2017, Intense Tropical Cyclone Enawo made landfall on Madagascar at full strength, traversing the island from north to south. The cyclone particularly impacted (...) Lire la suite

9 March 2017

Mozambique Red Cross takes action following Dineo

Dineo, a Category 3 tropical cyclone, struck Mozambique on 15th February, and the southern province of Inhambane was particularly affected by high winds and heavy rainfall. (...) Lire la suite

13 December 2016

First RDRT team specialising in emergency health (...)

The Regional Disaster Response Team (RDRT) training course specialising in emergency healthcare came to an end on Tuesday 6th December. For eight days, 25 participants from (...) Lire la suite

25 November 2016

A warehouse to pre-position emergency supplies in (...)

Rodrigues, a small island in the Indian Ocean that belongs to the Republic of Mauritius, is particularly vulnerable to natural hazards. It has a local branch of the Mauritius (...) Lire la suite

12 September 2016

Climate change: 1st regional training course for Red (...)

From August 29th until September 2nd 2016, PIROI and Reunion’s weather service, Météo France, co-organised the first regional training course on climate change for the Red Cross (...) Lire la suite