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Madagascar: Delay in garbage collection in certain areas of Tananarive

Garbage is currently piled up around Tananarive markets while bins full of trash next to the houses of several neighborhoods of the capital of Madagascar, as in Isotry, Andravoahangy, Besarety, Anosibe, Mahamasina ,Soamanantombo.
The concerned resident area are now asking the municipal authorities to find quick solutions so that they no longer have to suffer the health consequences of such wild open pit deposits, as related by the Midi Madagasikara newspaper.
The angry residents complained that no pickup has been performed for over a week.
In his defense, the head of urban sanitation of garbage justifies that he has only 35 operating trucks at the disposal of his services.
"Our trucks have always had trouble accessing the site for unloading Andralanitra, especially during rainy periods. And it is to prevent this from happening again we have reduced the number of pickups. This is indeed the reason of these mountains of garbage in Tananarive. But now we're trying to catch up, "he explained.

Umee Ruhomally

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