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22 Julio 2015
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24 Junio 2015

THE CRISIS IN NUMBERS

13million people threatened
1.8million hectares treated/protected
3consecutive locust control campaigns needed
39.4million USD required

Documents

Strengthening Madagascar’s capacities for better locust management
An ongoing locust plague is threatening the livelihoods and food security of 13 million people ...
19 Febrero2015
Situation Update: Locust Crisis in Madagascar - 31 July 2015
Locust situation In June and July 2015, the arrival of the dry and cold season was ...
31 Julio2015
Madagascar - Locust situation bulletin N. 20 - October 2014 (in FRENCH)
La campagne antiacridienne 2014/2015 a commencé, sur le terrain, à la fin de la première ...
03 Febrero2015
Madagascar - Locust situation bulletin D18 - June 2015 (in FRENCH)
Diagnostic Durant la 3ème décade de juin 2015, la pluviosité restait faible ou nulle sauf dans ...
26 Agosto2015

FUNDING

in million USD

TIMELINE

Locust plague

A plague of the Malagasy Migratory Locust threatens the livelihoods of 13 million people, and could infect 2/3 of the country.

APRIL 2012
SEPTEMBER 2013

Launch of a three-year emergency programme

The programme, developed by the Ministry of Agriculture and FAO, aims to bring back the locust situation to a recession and safeguard the food security of the vulnerable populations.

1ST CAMPAIGN OF LARGE-SCALE AERIAL OPERATIONS

More than 30 million hectares of land surveyed and locust populations controlled on more than 1.2 million hectares without any major incident on human health and the environment.
Result: plague halted

SEPTEMBER 2013 – AUGUST 2014
SEPTEMBER 2014 – AUGUST 2015

2ND CAMPAIGN OF LARGE-SCALE AERIAL OPERATIONS

Locust populations controlled on 640 000 hectares without any major incident on human health and the environment.
Result: decline of the locust plague.

RESOURCE PARTNERS

PROGRESS SO FAR

October 2013 October 2014
   
   

Outside of the Malagasy Migratory Locust distribution area

   

No information

   

No infestations

   

Likely infested

   

Low level of infestations

   

Medium to high level of infestations


Source: adapted from the Locust Watch Unit, Madagascar