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 - More than three-quarters of Malagasy families earn a living from agriculture, but frequent natural disasters – drought in the South, cyclones in the East, locust threats – cut into production ...READ MORE
 - The recent flooding in southern Malawi has submerged 35 000 hectares of cropland under water, swept away livestock and displaced some 174 000 people. The interrupted agricultural cycle threatens the ...READ MORE
 - Durant la 1ère décade de décembre 2014, la pluviosité était relativement importante et diversement repartie, surtout dans l’Aire d’invasion Centre et la quasi-totalité de l’Aire grégarigène. ...read more
09/02/2015
 - Locust situation The northern part of the Invasion Area is now free from Malagasy Migratory Locust infestations. In the central part of the Invasion Area (in the ...read more
09/02/2015
 - Malawi is regularly hit by natural disasters such as floods and drought – approximately 26 000 people are affected by floods each year. Some 86 percent ...read more
03/02/2015
 - La campagne antiacridienne 2014/2015 a commencé, sur le terrain, à la fin de la première décade d’octobre par le déploiement de la Base 1 à Tsiroanomandidy. ...read more
03/02/2015
 - Durant la 3ème décade de novembre, les estimations de FEWS-NET indiquaient que des conditions arides perduraient dans l'Aire grégarigène et s'étendaient à l'Aire d’invasion (compartiment Centre). ...read more
30/01/2015
 - Madagascar is prone to natural disasters, including drought, floods, cyclones and locust crises. The current locust plague began in April 2012, following a two-year upsurge that ...read more
30/01/2015
 - More than 170,000 people have had to leave their homes in Malawi after heavy flooding. Some 79 deaths have been confirmed so far, while 153 people ...read more
29/01/2015
 - In Malawi many have fled their homes and farmlands in the southern districts of the country after usually heavy rains hit last week, sparking devastating floods. ...read more
28/01/2015
 - Farmers in southern Malawi urgently need seeds and livestock after intense flooding destroyed their fields and homes, washing away animals and crops and threatening local food ...read more
28/01/2015
 - Durant la 2ème décade de novembre, les informations pluviométriques restaient hétérogènes : les estimations de FEWS-NET (figure 1) indiquaient que la pluviosité était au moins supérieure à ...read more
26/01/2015