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Madagascar: Grand Sud Humanitarian Snapshot (as of July 2017)


  • The humanitarian situation in southern Madagascar has improved markedly since March 2017, due to better rainfall and major humanitarian response.
  • However, a quarter of all people in eight affected districts - more than 400,000 - remain in Crisis and Emergency (IPC phases 3 and 4) .
  • Global acute malnutrition rates remain above the alert level of 10 per cent in 5 districts.
  • Almost 73 per cent of people in affected districts still use unimproved water sources; and more communities are resorting to stagnant water.
  • Teacher and student absenteeism is high and increansing.
  • The Humanitarian Response Plan, which runs until May 2017, remains only 65 per cent funded.
United Nations Resident Coordinators Office
United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
Original Publication Date: 
22 Aug 2017
Map/Infographic Type: 
Humanitarian Snapshot
Food/Nutrition Crisis
Integrated Food Security Phase Classification (IPC)