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Humanitarian Assistance Partners Meeting: Remarks by U.S. Chargé d’Affaires Amy Hyatt

Antananarivo, August 4,2021 Good morning.  Thank you very much for being here today to discuss the on-going crisis in southern Madagascar.  Today’s meeting will enable us to increase coordination among us, by bringing together the key technical and financial partners to discuss the situation, identify operational issues and gaps, consider options, and improve collaboration. The ...
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Humanitarian Partners Coordinate Efforts to Address Drought in Southern Madagascar

Action is needed to support southern residents during the coming lean season. In the face of continuing food shortages in southern Madagascar caused by a series of droughts, more than 1 million people in the south face dire food insecurity as the next lean season approaches. The U.S. government, through the United States Agency for ...
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United States Donates 302,750 COVID-19 Vaccine Doses to Madagascar

The U.S. government donated 302,750 doses of the single-shot Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine to Madagascar as part of the Administration’s global effort to fight the COVID-19 pandemic.The vaccines are part of the U.S. pledge to provide at least 25 million of 80 million doses globally to Africa.  The U.S. government coordinated closely with the African Union, Africa CDC, and COVAX on the country allocations.  COVAX ...
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100,000 People in Southern Madagascar to Benefit from New U.S. Government Assistance

The U.S. government funding is feeding 683,000 people in the south and southeast For the past eight years, a series of droughts have devastated southern Madagascar, and this year the situation is especially severe.  Many people are struggling day-to-day to find enough food to eat.  Farmers are experiencing sandstorms instead of rainstorms and the outlook ...
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