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Cyclone Fanele hits Madagascar and stalls existing reconstruction work

MENABE REGION, Madagascar, 28 January 2009

– The southern part of Madagascar has been brutally affected by Cyclone Fanele, which hit the island in the early hours of 21 January. A recent World Health Organization assessment notes that over 20,500 people have been affected by Fanele and Tropical Storm Eric, which arrived on the 19th.

Madagascar: Tropical storm Eric and cyclone Fanele

Madagascar: Tropical storm Eric and cyclone Fanele hit the country on 19th of January 2009. A total of 20,555 people are affected with 4,004 left homeless. Ten people are reported dead and 36 wounded. The available data indicated the destruction of 5 health centres and 2 hospitals in Menabe region. WHO is supporting the Initial rapid Assessment with government and partners as well as response activities.


Source: WHO (World Health Organization) http://www.who.int/hac/crises/afro_update_26jan2009.pdf

Madagascar: Cyclone damage becomes clear

ANTANANARIVO, 23 January 2009 (IRIN)

Madagascar: Buildings have been leveled in Morondava

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Source: IRIN ( Integrated Regional Information Networks) http://www.irinnews.org/images/2009/200901235.jpg

Madagascar: Eric and Fanele


Source: Reliefweb http://www.reliefweb.int/rw/fullMaps_Af.nsf/luFullMap/66DD9D6E88C9E2A485...$File/TC-2009-000019-MDG_0122.gif?OpenElement&emid=TC-2009-000026-MDG

Cyclone "Fanele"

The following “flash” situational report has been prepared by the OCHA support mission to the Office of the Resident
Coordinator in Madagascar. It is largely based on the information provided by the National Office for Disasters and Risks
Management (BNGRC) of the Government of Madagascar as well as UN Agencies and NGOs.