UN Makes Appeal for Madagascar Disaster Preparedness Aid

Humanitarian agencies of the United Nations have

for USD6 million to help Madagascar prepare against several cyclones predicted to hit the country in the coming months. "We are in a very grave situation and need to pre-position supplies in the areas most at risk to be able to effectively save lives and mitigate the impact on these communities," said U.N. Resident Coordinator Christopher Peter Metcalf.

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    As former senior staff writer, Ivy Mungcal contributed to several Devex publications. Her focus is on breaking news, and in particular on global aid reform and trends in the United States, Europe, the Caribbean, and the Americas. Before joining Devex in 2009, Ivy produced specialized content for U.S. and U.K.-based business websites.