An emergency plan to assist those affected by Cyclone BELNA in Madagascar

An emergency plan to assist those affected by Cyclone BELNA in Madagascar

After passing close to Mayotte, tropical cyclone Belna struck the west coast of Madagascar on 9 December 2019. Malagasy Red Cross (MRC) and the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement quickly took action to meet the needs of communities affected by the...
Cyclone Belna: Mobilisation of the PIROI delegation in Mayotte

Cyclone Belna: Mobilisation of the PIROI delegation in Mayotte

Mayotte had not been struck by a cyclone since Kamisy in 1984, however in early December 2019 Belna posed a serious threat to the French island, prompting PIROI and its partners to take immediate measures. Mayotte On Friday 6 December, the weather system was...
Plague in Madagascar

Plague in Madagascar

The 2017-2018 plague outbreak in Madagascar started late August, it being established that the first death – concerning a passenger travelling from Ankazobe to Toamasina in a ‘taxi-brousse’ public service vehicle – occurred on 27th August 2017. This case...