Cyclone Ava

One of Miandrivazo’s residents told us how she had called out to her husband but he was hit on the head as the water gushed in. His son grabbed his hand, shouting “My father is going to die.” and dragged him away until they were safe from the waves. The woman carried her mother in law…

Cyclone Ava Update 2

Unfortunately, Madagascar was again hit by a cyclone on Friday. The east suffered from a lot of rain and very strong winds. At the time of writing, the official figures are more than 100,000 homeless, 29 dead and 22 missing. Four of the five main roads on the island have been closed since Friday due to various landslides, washed-out bridges and flooded roads.