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Impacts from the drought
October 28, 2016

The southern region of Madagascar has been experiencing a prolonged drought, amplified by the effects of climate change and the El Niño climate phenomenon, since 2013.  The United States is especially concerned about the alarming levels of food insecurity in southern Madagascar where 900,000 people need emergency food assistance. The U.S. government is ramping up its response as needs continue to escalate during the lean season into early next year. 

February 2, 2016

La Mission de HPN : Innover, être leader, et créer des partenariats stratégiques pour améliorer la santé de la population Malagasy, tout en renforcant le sens d’appropriation et la redevabilité de l'Etat Malagasy

January 26, 2015

Madagascar FFP development programs use a multi-sector approach to address malnutrition. Over 20 different activities are implemented at the community level and can be grouped into 3 components: Health and Nutrition, Agriculture and Livelihood and Disaster Mitigation and Preparedness. Cross-cutting themes include: Women empowerment and Governance.

September 5, 2013

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) opened its Madagascar Mission in 1984 and rapidly became one of the principal actors in developing and implementing the three successive Environmental Programs (EPs).Twenty-five years later, this paper takes a step back to look at challenges encountered, actions implemented, lessons learned, and progress made towards conservation and development goals.

Community Health Volunteers (CHVs) are frontline public health workers who are trusted members of and/or have an unusually close understanding of the community they serve. This trusting relationship enables CHVs to serve as a liaison/link/intermediary between health/social services and the community to facilitate access to services and improve the quality and cultural competence of service delivery.

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Newly-Released Report Assesses Strengths, Weaknesses of Madagascar’s Community Health Volunteer Activities

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) released a report with UNICEF and the President’s Malaria Initiative today that assesses the strengths and weaknesses of Madagascar’s Community Health Volunteer (CHV) activities. Serving more than 5,700 villages, CHV activities have operated for more than a decade, with recent expansion to more than 35,000 volunteers nationally.

Last updated: December 19, 2017

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