Walk for HoverAid

Annie walked 100km in two days to raise an enormous £600 for us! She said that she walked in the same shoes and clothing on both days, “ to remind myself that the Malagasy people have so little” In the letter she sent us, she said that she thought we did amazing work, but we…


Volunteers in Madagascar

This summer 15 fabulous volunteers went to Madagascar to take part in the different projects. They got involved with Medical projects, reconstructing a market place, well construction, water filter building and placement, kids ministry and much more besides. Many thanks to those who were on the team, those who supported them and all others who…


Two cyclones at once

HoverAid have operated along the Zambezi following cyclones in previous years, most notably with Oxfam in 2007, and World Vision during the massive floods in 2000 which affected over half a million people. HoverAid currently has three hovercraft based in Madagascar, where eyes are currently turning to Tropical Cyclone Ethel which is moving towards the…


New Website Launched

The website has been re-developed so that we can bring our supporters a much greater breadth of information and present it in a clearer and more vibrant way. We’d like to say a huge thanks to Motivated Design for all their hard work.

Mozambique update – Kariba dam opens a second flood gate.

https://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/africa/8569309.stm The water level remains very much higher than average for the time of year. It is highly likely that flooding will occur in Mozambique as the water works its way downstream. HoverAid is doing all we can to have a hovercraft ready – please support us if you can.


Mozambique update – Dams open flood gates130,000 people affected

JOHANNESBURG, 11 March 2010 (IRIN) – Rivers throughout central and northern Mozambique are swollen above flood alert level and thousands of people have been relocated to higher ground. After weeks of torrential rain in Mozambique and its regional southern African neighbours, Zambia and Zimbabwe, the National Institute for Disaster Management (INGC) indicated that 130,000 people were living…