#Madagascar

  • Article: 360,000 People on the Brink of Famine After Drought Hits Madagascar

    360,000 People on the Brink of Famine After Drought Hits Madagascar

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|June 7, 2019

    In the past 20 years, the country has suffered 35 cyclones, eight floods, and five drought periods. Read more

  • Article: Largest Measles Outbreak in Madagascar's History Kills 1,200

    Largest Measles Outbreak in Madagascar's History Kills 1,200

    By Lindsay Powers|April 16, 2019

    Only 58% population — of the minimum 90% required to prevent outbreak — have been immunized so far. Read more

  • Article: Almost 1,000 Children Have Died of the Measles in Madagascar Since October

    Almost 1,000 Children Have Died of the Measles in Madagascar Since October

    By Jerica Deck|Feb. 15, 2019

    Measles can make children more vulnerable to fatal diseases like pneumonia or diarrheal diseases Read more

  • Article: Endangered Whale Sharks Found in Abundance Around Madagascar

    Endangered Whale Sharks Found in Abundance Around Madagascar

    By Joe McCarthy|May 21, 2018

    The discovery could shield the species from poaching. Read more

  • Article: Crop-Eating Worms and Droughts Are Threatening Mass Hunger in Africa

    Crop-Eating Worms and Droughts Are Threatening Mass Hunger in Africa

    By Imogen Calderwood|Feb. 14, 2018

    Millions of people — most of them children — are facing severe hunger. Read more

  • Article: Updated: The Plague Has Not Spread from Madagascar to Seychelles

    Updated: The Plague Has Not Spread from Madagascar to Seychelles

    By Colleen Curry|Oct. 17, 2017

    Eleven people have been hospitalized. Read more

  • Article: 1 Million Antibiotics Are Being Shipped to Madagascar to Fight the Plague

    1 Million Antibiotics Are Being Shipped to Madagascar to Fight the Plague

    By Colleen Curry|Oct. 9, 2017

    More than 200 people have been infected in two months. Read more

  • Article: How a clean toilet helped Madame Metty run a successful business

    How a clean toilet helped Madame Metty run a successful business

    From WSSCC|Aug. 10, 2017

    At Madame Metty's food stall you can buy coffee, cakes and use the toilet! Read more