Madagascar Volunteer Trip

In 2014 HoverAid will once again have a volunteer trip to Madagascar. The trip will enable volunteers to take part in building a school, helping on the medical safaris, water and sanitation projects, community education and youth ministry. To get more information read our Madagascar Mission Trip Information booklet and get in touch with Becca – r.plumb@hoveraid.co.uk

Cyclone strikes East Coast

Cyclone Giovanna has made landfall as a very intense cyclone in the region of Brickaville on the east coast. Reuters are reporting that Taomasina (Tamatave) the country’s main port is deserted and power has failed. Electricity has also been cut to the capital Antananarivo. Latest Alertnet article here Latest BBC News here

CYCLONE STRIKE IMMINENT

Cyclone Giovanna has intensified in the last 24 hours and briefly became a Category 4 storm last night. It now look inevitable that it will strike Madagascar within the next 36-48 hours bringing huge amounts of rainfall to the eastern low plateau, before crossing over to the western side of the country. HoverAid’s team in…