Madagascar: Response to Drought RRF 10/2021.

Southern Madagascar is experiencing its worst drought in four decades with more than 1.14 million people food insecure (WFP, May 2021). Three consecutive droughts exacerbated by COVID-19 have left people in need of humanitarian assistance from January to May 2021 (Appel Éclair Madagascar-Grand-Sud Janvier-Mai 2021).

Of those, an estimated 14,000 people are already in catastrophic conditions, known as IPC Phase 5, which is expected to double by October 2021.

ACT national member SAF/FJKM will support 900 households with one cash distribution to last 2 months and also conduct sessions to enhance social protection towards women. 

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