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ELIAKIM has come with heavy rains, causing strong floods in the eastern part of Madagascar mainly in the Regions of SAVA, SOFIA, ANALANJIROFO, ATSINANANA, ALAOTRA MANGORO where most of the damage is expected. As a result, communities in affected regions have been hit by three storms ...
Madagascar is known as an ark for biodiversity that's found nowhere else on the planet. Unfortunately, it's also known for the bevy of threats that those distinctive species that live in its rainforests, woodlands and wetlands face. Now, the International Union for Conservation of Nature reports that many of the ...

(MissionNewswire) According to Salesian missionaries in the Fianarantsoa region of Madagascar, forests are being reduced by about 200,000 hectares a year due to unscrupulous activities in the area. Various firms and activities damage the environment in the Fianarantsoa region, which also has several ...
ANTANANARIVO (Reuters) - Former Madagascar finance minister Jean Razafindravonona is being held in pre-trial detention over misappropriation of public funds, the country's anti-graft office said on Thursday. Razafindravonona, who was finance minister from April 2014 to February 2015, was detained ...
Severe Tropical Storm Eliakim made landfall in north-eastern Madagascar on 16 March in Maroantsetra district, which was one of the districts most affected by Tropical Cyclone Enawo in 2017. After 48 hours of heavy rain, winds and floods in the north and north-eastern areas of Madagascar, Eliakim left the ...
STAMFORD — Northeast Elementary students will be putting on “Madagascar: A Musical Adventure Jr.,” based off the Dreamworks Animation movie. The show will premiere on Friday, March 23 and a second show will be held Saturday, March 24. Both shows are at 7 p.m. and will be held at Northeast ...

It all starts with Marty the Zebra—he causes all the trouble and commotion in “Madagascar, Jr. – A Musical Adventure,” which opens for a three-week run at the Landers Theatre, 311 E. Walnut, on Thursday March 22nd. One of Springfield Little Theatre's YES Troupe players, Andrew Wilson, plays Marty.
At least 17 people died when a tropical storm hit eastern Madagascar over the weekend, authorities said. More than 6,000 people were displaced by the storm, called Eliakim, the National Office of Risk and Disaster Management said in a statement late on Sunday. The tropical storm hit the island's ...
Madagascar is exposed to a variety of weather and climate phenomena that have wide-ranging impacts on human health and safety, natural resource availability, economic activities, and homes and other infrastructure. Southern Madagascar frequently experiences drought, while the northeastern regions ...
We wanted to know how children in low-income countries use laptops in their everyday lives; in school and after class. To find out, we embarked on a study in a village in Madagascar four years after the project was launched there. Our results show that the use of computers in low-income countries supports ...
Severe Tropical Storm Eliakim passed through Madagascar from 16 to 18 March 2018, bringing intense rainfall, floods and winds. The worst-affected areas were the Antongil Bay and Masoala Peninsula in Maroantsetra District, and Mandritsara and Ambilobe districts. According to the Malagasy authorities, ...
ANTANANARIVO (AFP) - A powerful tropical storm that lashed the island of Madagascar has left 20 people dead and affected 19,000 more, according to an official toll. The storm also closed several national highways that were flooded by the heavy rain, the country's disaster management office said late on ...
Antananarivo, Mar 18 (Prensa Latina) Tropical cyclone Eliakim killed at least seven people, authorities in Madagascar said today. ... Press sources recalled that only one of the four cyclones born in the Indian Ocean since January has not affected Madagascar, and warned that others were expected before ...
Both storms hit Toamasina, Madagascar's second largest city. Images on social media showed widespread flooding with roads and homes inundated. According to local media, at least one person has been killed by Eliakim and many more have been injured. The storm is now weakening as it moves ...
'It is big business,” says Dominique Rakotoson, a vanilla trader from Sambava, the sprawling “vanilla capital” of Madagascar's northeast. Heavy traffic is whirling up dust and thin plastic bags: flashy, brand-new SUVs are rushing by, loud Malagasy pop music booming from the speakers. No whiff of vanilla in ...
ANTANANARIVO, Madagascar — Two weeks ago, the bodies of 11 critically endangered lemurs were discovered in Iaroka forest inside the Zahamena Ankeniheny Corridor protected area in eastern Madagascar. The lemurs were allegedly killed by one of the local officials charged with protecting them, ...
... • The weather system reached the Masoala Peninsula in Madagascar on the morning of 16 March, bringing heavy rains and strong winds. Situation. Severe Tropical Storm Eliakim made landfall in the Masoala Peninsula on 16 March at 10 a.m. local time. The weather system is expected to make a ...

India has offered Madagascar 80 million US dollars Line of Credit for agriculture and mechanization. President Ram Nath Kovind, who is in Madagascar on the second leg of his two-nation, said, India is keen to bring in expertise, and replicate infrastructure success stories in other African countries through ...
“The behaviour of the police, as depicted in the video, is utterly abhorrent and condemnable. This brutality shows the contempt with which the police in Madagascar treat human life. “It is totally unacceptable that the Malagasy police should ill-treat and abuse the same people they have a duty to protect.
ANTANANARIVO, March 7, 2018 - There is no school on Wednesday afternoons in Madagascar. Six-year-old Miranto heads home to find his friend Sitraka waiting for him as usual on his doorstep. We are in the commune of Ambohimidasy Itaosy, five kilometers from the capital. Sitraka has been waiting ...
[WATCH] Cyclone Dumazile spreads fear across Madagascar ... Cyclone Dumazile has caused widespread panic across the island of Madagascar amid damaging winds and record-breaking rainfall. Dumazile Cyclone. Dumazile was first spotted in the Indian Ocean, east of Madagascar, last week Friday.
Antananarivo - Madagascar's authorities said on Wednesday they had arrested a suspected poacher after 12 lemurs, a highly endangered species, were found dead. The bodies of the rare primates were found on February 28 in the forest of Antavolobe Iaroka, in the eastern district of Andasibe. "We have ...
DUBAI: Dubai Cares (DC), part of Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Initiatives, has partnered with Water & Sanitation for the Urban Poor (WSUP) to improve access to Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene (WASH) facilities in schools in two of Madagascar's largest cities, Antananarivo and Mahajanga.
We are on a morning commute with Madagascar's bootleggers. Ahead and behind me, hundreds of smugglers jog in single file. Under my feet, the well-worn rock of an ancient trail winds between ridges. All around us, primary forest gleams in last night's heavy dew. Our destination is a valley at the edge of ...
The storm, named Dumazile, formed two days ago and since then has been throwing torrential rain across Madagascar. The cyclone is moving painfully slowly, at only 17 kilometres per hour, ensuring the heavy rain continues to fall for a prolonged period. In the north of the island nation, Antsiranana has ...
Dumazile will brush Madagascar and La Reunion with gusty winds and flooding rainfall through the beginning of the week. Currently a tropical cyclone, Dumazile is expected to strengthen further and may become a intense tropical cyclone during the beginning of the week. "The environment east of ...


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