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    • FIFA has entrusted the African Union of Broadcasting with the Management of the 2022 FIFA World Cup Qualifiers Rights in 17 Sub-Saharan countries
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FIFA has entrusted the African Union of Broadcasting with the Management of the 2022 FIFA World Cup Qualifiers Rights in 17 Sub-Saharan countries

The 2022 FIFA World Cup qualification process is a series of tournaments organized by the six FIFA Confederations

As a prelude to the next FIFA World Cup that will take place in 2022, in Qatar, the African Union of Broadcasting (www.uar-AUB.org ) has been handed the Free-To-Air rights for the Qualifying matches in 17 Countries in Sub-Saharan Africa, thus making AUB the exclusive Partner for the commercialization of…

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    • U.S. Department of Defense Donates 300,000 Pre-Packed Humanitarian Meals to Southern Madagascar
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U.S. Department of Defense Donates 300,000 Pre-Packed Humanitarian Meals to Southern Madagascar

The U.S. government will continue to support Madagascar’s efforts to provide essential human services to vulnerable populations

U.S. Chargé d’Affaires Amy J. Hyatt donated nearly 300,000 pre-packed humanitarian meals from the U.S. Department of Defense to the regional office of the Bureau National de Gestion des Risques et Catastrophes (BNGRC) and Catholic Relief Services in an official handover ceremony on August 25. “This $2.1 million contribution by the U.S. Department of…

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Madagascar: MSF calls for an immediate increase in aid as food and nutrition crisis continues

MSF teams are treating malnourished children as annual lean season looms

As people in southern Madagascar face the worst food and nutrition crisis to hit the region in decades, Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) calls once again for an immediate and massive increase in food aid. Since March, MSF has provided critical medical care to 6,000 malnourished children across 20 locations in the…

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    • Emergency aid in Madagascar resumes as medical staff are grant access
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Emergency aid in Madagascar resumes as medical staff are grant access

People in southern Madagascar are experiencing an exceptionally acute food and nutrition crisis that is leaving thousands of children severely ill

Nine new visas have been provided to our staff thanks to the actions of the authorities. This will allow us to continue our food distributions and treatment of malnourished patients in the districts of Amboasary and Ambovombe. MSF expresses its thanks to the Malagasy authorities, especially the President’s office, for…

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    • An MSF doctor checks the health of a young girl - since March, we have provided critical medical care to 6,000 malnourished children across 20 localities in Amboasary and Ambovombe districts. Madagascar, July 2021. SOLEN MOURLON/MSF
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Emergency aid in Madagascar prevented as medical staff are denied access

A historic drought, sandstorms and COVID-19 have plunged Madagascar into a catastrophic humanitarian situation

People in dire need in Madagascar may lose access to essential medical aid as MSF staff have been denied entry visas; A historic drought, sandstorms and COVID-19 have plunged Madagascar into a catastrophic humanitarian situation; We call on the Malagasy authorities to urgently grant entry visas to our staff in order to provide emergency nutritional…

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    • A farmer in his field in Grand Sud, Madagascar. Sandstorms and drought have made planting extremely challenging. Photo: Stéphane Rakotomalala
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Madagascar: “We have nothing to eat because of the drought”

In the country’s Grand Sud region, the worst drought in 40 years is driving a severe hunger crisis

“We have only had three days of rain since the start of 2020. Just three days,” says Rengimana, a community leader in the village of Antanimainty, southern Madagascar. The climate crisis is no longer a distant threat for Rengimana and his community – it is the reality. Longer and more…

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    • 100,000 People in Southern Madagascar to Benefit from New U.S. Government Assistance
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100,000 People in Southern Madagascar to Benefit from New U.S. Government Assistance

The U.S. government funding is feeding 683,000 people in the south and southeast

For the past eight years, a series of droughts have devastated southern Madagascar, and this year the situation is especially severe. Many people are struggling day-to-day to find enough food to eat.  Farmers are experiencing sandstorms instead of rainstorms and the outlook for the current harvest is not optimistic. That…

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Malnutrition among children expected to quadruple in Southern Madagascar as drought worsens, warn UNICEF and WFP

Four consecutive years of drought have wiped out harvests and cut off people’s access to food

At least half a million children under the age of five are expected to be acutely malnourished including 110,000 in severe condition, in drought-affected southern Madagascar, suffering irreversible damage to their growth and development. The number of acutely malnourished children is likely to increase fourfold since the previous assessment conducted…

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Madagascan designer Eileen Akbaraly honored at Cannes

Eileen Akbaraly received the Unity Peace Award [Best Commitment] from the collective Union-Life International

Cannes (France), first place in world press coverage thanks to its famous film festival, a platform of global influence, has just hosted the 5th edition of the Better World Fund. At the podium, Eileen Akbaraly, founder of Made For A Woman (www.MadeForAWoman.shop), reaffirmed her entrepreneurial and creative commitment to an…

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Merck Foundation Health Media Training to be organized virtually in partnership with Mauritius Media Trust Board for Mauritian, Madagascar and Seychelles media to break Infertiliy stigma and support girl education and raise awareness about coronavirus

The objective of the training is to emphasize the significant role that media plays to break the stigma around infertility, in addressing sensitive social and health issues

Merck Foundation Health Media Training will be chaired by Senator, Dr. Rasha Kelej, CEO of Merck Foundation (Merck-Foundation.com); Merck Foundation, to announce a call for applications for 6 different awards for Media, Film, Fashion and Music fraternity in Mauritius, Mauritius, Madagascar, and Seychelles to break Infertility stigma and raise awareness…