Showing posts with label Madagascar. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Madagascar. Show all posts

Tuesday, January 09, 2018

29 killed, 22 missing after cyclone Ava hits Madagascar

cyclone Ava
Twenty nine people were killed by cyclone Ava that hit Madagascar from Friday to Sunday, the Madagascar government said Monday.

Thursday, October 26, 2017

Death toll in Madagascar plague outbreak climbs to 124

Death toll in Madagascar plague outbreak climbs to 124
At least 124 people have now been killed in a plague epidemic in Madagascar since August, the National Office for Risk and Disaster Management said Wednesday. In addition, 1,192 cases of the disease have been registered in the country.

Saturday, March 11, 2017

Cyclone Enawo: Madagascar death toll rises to 38

At least 38 people are now known to have died when Cyclone Enawo struck Madagascar this week.
Another 180 people were injured and 53,000 displaced when the cyclone hit the country's north-east on Tuesday.

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Madagascar Lemur’s Populations Crash by 95 Percent

Madagascar's beloved ring-tailed lemurs (Lemur catta) were never considered a species in danger until recently. Their populations have rapidly decreased 20 fold since 2000, according to two different groups of scientists that conducted simultaneous but independent research, published in Primate Conservation and Folia Primatologica.

Monday, November 02, 2015

S. Africa facing the worst drought since 1960s (official)

South Africa has suffered in the past few months the worst drought since 1960s, Minister of Water Affairs and Sanitation Nomvula Mokonyane says.

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

UN: Madagascar needs money to continue battle against locust plague


UN, 21 January 2015 – The battle against a plague of locusts in Madagascar is in danger of being lost, as funding to continue efforts against widespread infestations runs out, putting 13 million people at risk of food insecurity, the United Nations agricultural agency said today.

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