But first, let’s go back a few steps.
In January Madagascar was hit by the deadly Cyclone Chedza, causing rivers to overflow and damage roads and crop fields. Just two days exposure to Chedza cost the country approximately $40 million (USD) in damage and displaced nearly 55,000 people. The government launched a request for international assistance due to the heavy damage.
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Now international assistance can come in many forms – often from huge bilateral donations such as Japan’s contribution to supplies for the Malagasy people; and also from small community projects and events that raise money for inspiring causes. Having heard the stories of how Pastor Helivao’s organisation were helping the people affected by Cyclone Chedza, parents and teachers at the school in Quernmore contributed to the cyclone appeal.
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