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Flash Update 5: Tropical Cyclone AVA Hits Madagascar, 10 January 2018

Highlights

  • Tropical Cyclone Ava impacted thousands of people and caused numerous damages in infrastructure.
  • 33 deaths and 22 missing people have been reported.
  • Road access to some south-eastern and south-western parts of the country has been cut off.
  • Humanitarian response is ongoing, including provision of food, water, sanitation and health services.
  • An aerial assessment is assessing the extent of the floods and the possible impacts on agriculture.
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Organization(s): 
United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
Original Publication Date: 
10 Jan 2018
Document type: 
Reports
Location(s): 
Madagascar
Theme(s): 
Humanitarian Assistance
Natural Disasters
Disaster(s)/Emergency: 
Tropical Cyclone Ava - Jan 2018