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Madagascar: The Malagasy gendarmerie will see an increment in its number of personnel

The Malagasy government will shortly increase the armed forces personnel and military police deployed throughout the entire the national territory and in the territorial waters of Madagascar.
To do this, 1,200 gendarme students in supplementary will soon be recruited to ensure public order in the Island.
In comparison, Madagascar currently counts one gendarme for 1,855 inhabitants for monitoring an area of 49 km2 in the operational field, while in France the ratio of military gendarmerie to 651 inhabitants and monitoring of 5.62 km2, according to figures highlighted by the Malagasy authorities.


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