Overall Red alert Tropical Cyclone for AVA-18
in Madagascar

Event summary

Tropical Cyclone AVA-18 can have a high humanitarian impact based on the maximum sustained wind speed, exposed population and vulnerability.

Name: AVA-18
Glide number: TC-2018-000001-MDG
From - To 02 Jan - 09 Jan
Exposed countries: Madagascar
Exposed population: 1.3 million in Category 1 or higher
Maximum wind speed: 176 km/h, Category 2
Maximum storm surge: 0.8 m (05 Jan 12:00 UTC)
Vulnerability of affected countries: High (MDG)

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Latest media headlines

Articles: 177 | About casualties: 27 | Last hour: 0

Madagascar cyclone death toll hits 36 as thousands displaced
Thu, 11 Jan 2018 02:35:00 +0100.

People walk along the street with fallen trees in the aftermath of tropical cyclone Ava in Toamasina, Madagascar, January 5, 2018 in this picture obtained from social media. — Reuters pic ANTANANARIVO, Jan 11 — The cyclone that slammed into
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Une nouvelle mission à Madagascar pour les pompiers de l'urgence inter ...
Wed, 10 Jan 2018 20:41:00 +0100.

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Une équipe limougeaude des Pompiers de l'Urgence internationale en par ...
Wed, 10 Jan 2018 18:55:00 +0100.

Le cyclone Ava qui s'est abattu sur Madagascar a fait 29 morts et plus de 80.000 sinistrés. Quatre secouristes de Limoges s'envolent dans la nuit de mercredi à jeudi sur l'île. Une équipe de quatre secouristes de l'association Pompiers de
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Madagascar cyclone kills 29, displaces thousands
Wed, 10 Jan 2018 14:14:00 +0100.

ANTANANARIVO – A cyclone that hit eastern Madagascar over the weekend killed at least 29 people and injured three others while two people were reported missing, authorities said on Monday. Reuters. Tropical Cyclone Ava passed through Madag
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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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Exposed population

Data, images, links, services and documents

For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EMSR (2), UNOSAT (1), JRC (61), (2), BOM (1), JTWC (1), NASA (1), NOAA (2), OCHA (1), TRMM (1), Unisys (1), WMO (1), INFORM (2),