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Madagascar:Tropical Cyclone:2004/03/06

Duration2004/03/06 At least 115 people have been killed and 165 are missing after a tropical cyclone hit Madagascar twice since last weekend, state radio says.

Country or DistrictMadagascar
NameTropical Cyclone

Headline(Source, Date)
Personal Injury Material Damage Others
OCHA Situation Report No. 6
Death: 198 people
Injured: 879 people
Missing: 161 people
Affected: 774,000 people

216,581 people lost their homes.

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  • OCHA Situation Report No. 6
    As of 25 March 2004, 198 people have been confirmed dead, 879 people have been injured and 161 are still unaccounted for. Estimations from joint assessment missions indicate that the total number of people affected by the cyclone is 774,000.
  • Reuters Alertnet 2004/03/16
    The death toll after Madagascar's worst cyclone in two decades reached 115 and 165 people were missing, state radio said on Tuesday.
  • OCHA Relief Web 2004/03/15
    As a result of tropical cyclone Gafilo, 59 people have been confirmed dead, 43 are unaccounted for, and 21 are injured. It is estimated that the lives or livelihoods of approximately 171,000 people have been directly or indirectly affected by the cyclone.
  • BBC News 2004/03/10
    Cyclone Gafilo made thousands of people homeless
  • Reuters Alertnet 2004/03/12
    Madagascar cyclone kills 58 people
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