Country: Madagascar

Past disaster eventsEM-DAT listing of disaster events in MadagascarDisaster statistics from UN-ISDR and CREDRisk country profile from Index for Risk Management Damage and losses statistics from Disaster Information Management SystemsDisaster response and management data from ReliefWebGovernment policiesHFA Progress Reports, government plans, and government statements and Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper – http://www.unisdr.org/partners/countries/mdgRed Cross + civil societyIFRC appeals and info bulletins for Madagascar

GFDRR Disaster Risk Reduction Efforts in Madagascar

This video highlights the upgrade and adoption of cyclone-proof building norms for public buildings, one of the key components of GFDRR’s disaster risk mitigation program in Madagascar. The program of assistance extended through the GFDDR supports the country’s strong political will to shift from a policy of disaster response to one of prevention and mitigation.

Madagascar : Country Case Study Report / How Law and Regulation Supports Disaster Risk Reduction

This report begins by considering the extent to which disaster risk reduction (DRR) is main streamed into the disaster risk management laws and institutions in Madagascar. It identifies key laws and regulations in the area of disaster risk management (DRM), especially those applicable nationwide. It finds that these legal frameworks currently focus more on response and recovery than …

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