IFRC

Madagascar

5 August 2016

Once upon a saga - Madagascar

Once upon a saga - Fighting the plague in Madagascar
Red Cross mobilizes teams as flooding inundates Madagascar
10 March 2015

Red Cross mobilizes teams as flooding inundates Madagascar

With more heavy rains expected, the Malagasy Red Cross has teams and materials positioned to respond.
Taking first aid to the roads of Madagascar
29 October 2013

Taking first aid to the roads of Madagascar

The Malagasy Red Cross Society launched a pioneering first aid training scheme targeting truck and bus drivers for World First Aid Day.
Volunteers respond to storms and floods in Madagascar
28 February 2013

Volunteers respond to storms and floods in Madagascar

By Katherine Mueller, IFRC On the morning of 22 February, tropical cyclone Haruna slammed into the southwest coast of Madagascar, bringing with it heavy rains and winds of over 170 kilometers per hour. But the storm didn’t there, as it crashed across the entire Big Island, it left many villages and communities flooded. The country’s west coast is much less exposed to the risk of cyclones, but...
Young volunteers train for six days to change themselves, and the world
2 January 2013

Young volunteers train for six days to change themselves, and the world

A group of young volunteers came together in Madagascar to discover how to become agents of change
Madagascar Red Cross responds to the cyclone Giovanna
16 February 2012

Madagascar Red Cross responds to the cyclone Giovanna

Accompanied by high winds and heavy rain, intense tropical cyclone “Giovanna” landed in the district of Brickaville, in the East coast of Madagascar.
1 April 2010

Madagascar: Red Cross Red Crescent responds to cyclone and Chikungunya outbreak

It was near midnight when the tropical storm Hubert hit Madagascar’s Mananjary district, on the night of 10 to 11 March 2010.
International Federation releases emergency funds for Madagascar
29 February 2008

International Federation releases emergency funds for Madagascar

The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies has released 108,000 Swiss francs (USD 100,000 / euro 65,000) from its Disaster Relief Emergency Fund to support the Malagasy Red Cross Society in its response to tropical cyclone Ivan w
Madagascar: Red Cross assists victims of cyclone Ivan
25 February 2008

Madagascar: Red Cross assists victims of cyclone

As Madagascar continued to recover from destruction brought by cyclone Fame in late December 2007, another cyclone - Ivan - hit the island on 17 February.
Red Cross – Red Crescent respond to cyclones in Madagascar
26 April 2007

Red Cross – Red Crescent respond to cyclones in Madagascar

The continuing emergency situation in cyclone-hit Madagascar exemplifies a smooth operation by the International Federation, the Malagasy Red Cross Society and the Emergency response units working together efficiently.
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