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Madagascar Seeks International Aid After Tropical Storm

Madagascar's government appealed for international aid on Wednesday after a tropical storm earlier this month devastated large swaths of the Indian Ocean island, causing damage worth around $40 million. Sixty-eight people were killed and 130,000 displaced when the tropical storm Chedza hit Madagascar on Jan. 16, the National Bureau of Risk Management and Disaster said. The storm also lashed Malawi, Mozambique and Zimbabwe in one of the worst disasters to hit the region in...

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