Delivering life-saving nutrition and protection in Madagascar

Human Rights

In south-east Madagascar, a concerning situation is unfolding as malnutrition rates rise in rural communities.

Years of neglect and multiple nature-induced disasters means local communities are now left particularly vulnerable, and the districts of Nosy Varika and Ikongo are reaching critical emergency thresholds with a Global Acute Malnutrition proxy rate of 18.1% and 15.9% respectively.

The EU is working to alleviate the suffering of millions of children and adults across the island through the funding of humanitarian partners on the ground. Our colleague Karolina Andrzejewska, Team Leader for Southern Africa and Indian Ocean, was recently in Madagascar’s Great Southeast region:

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