Madagascar - TC Freddy 2023
Tropical Cyclone Freddy made landfall on the eastern coast of Madagascar, near Mananjary, on 21 February. At least four people in Madagascar have died and 11,000 have been displaced by the storm’s passage. More than 4,500 houses have been flooded or damaged (2,276 flooded and 2,267 damaged), mainly in Vatovavy Region, according to preliminary estimates from the National Bureau of Risk and Disaster Management (BNGRC).
Cyclone Freddy followed a similar path to Cyclones Batsirai and Emnati, which made landfall near Mananjary city on 5 February and in Manakara town on 23 February 2022, respectively, affecting over 423,800 people.