Response to cyclones and floods in Madagascar

23 March 2015 – On 16 January 2015 Cyclone Chedza hit the south‐western part of the country in the regions of Menabe and Melaky with heavy rains accompanied by strong winds of 100km/hr and a displacement of 15km/hr causing severe damage and massive flooding in most parts of North West of Madagascar. On 7 February 2015 Tropical Storm Fundi battered the coast of the southern region of Madagascar bringing sustained winds to the region worsening the situation following the passage of Cyclone Chedza. Prior to this, the region had been experiencing severe drought impacting on the community with wide spread famine.

Appeals MDG151 amended cyclones and floods in Madagascar