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Madagascar:Tropical Cyclone:2004/02/03

Duration2004/02/03 Three people were dead and two missing after tropical cyclone Elita tore across the Indian Ocean island of Madagascar, state radio reported on Tuesday.
Country or DistrictMadagascar
NameTropical Cyclone

Headline(Source, Date)
Personal Injury Material Damage Others
OCHA Situation Report No. 2 2004/02/18
Death: 29
Missing: 3
Wounded: 100
Homeless: 44,190

12,408 House destroyed;
510 administrative buildings (schools, hospitals) destroyed;
150 infrastructures (roads, electricity and communications) damaged;
A large percentage of rice fields flooded.

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Related Links
  • OCHA Situation Report No. 2 2004/02/18
    The Government of Madagascar reported the following situation as of 13 February 2004:
    - 29 deaths;
    - 3 people missing;
    - 100 people wounded;
    - 44,190 people homeless.

  • OCHA Situation Report 2004/02/04
    On 28 January 2004, tropical cyclone Elita hit Madagascar causing severe damage in the western and south-eastern parts of the country. Between 7,000 and 10,000 people had lost their homes.
  • Reuters Alertnet 2004/02/03
    Three dead,two missing after cyclone hits Madagascar
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