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Madagascar: UNICEF unblocks 200,000 million for food security in the Southern Madagascar

While the extreme south of Madagascar is currently undergoing a severe drought, UNICEF * has recently released 200 million dollars to support the local population.
These funds will be used to finance peanut plantation projects. Famine locally called kéré threaten food security of about 200,000 inhabitants in this part of the Big Island.
These are the Anosy regions (Amboasary South) and Androy (Beloha, Tsihombe and Bekily) that are particularly affected. Some people eat cactus and tamarins to fight against hunger.
As a reminder, Madagascar had not experienced such a drought in six years. The last rain was recorded in September 2014.
* Humanitarian Association for the survival and protection of the world's children


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