Since its creation, a number of initiatives have been launched through the Platform, including:

  • Participating in the update of the national contingency plan and simulation exercises
  • The reception and dissemination of meteorological alerts and other emergency documents (situation reports, bulletins, etc.) through Telma Foundation in partnership with the NDMO and the National Meteorological Department
  • Facilitating the donation of internet connections and SIM cards with data management in emergency response situations in collaboration with Telma Foundation
  • Conducting a post-disaster lessons-learned exercise supported by UNOCHA
  • Testing the use of cash-transfers during an emergency response in collaboration with Telma, Telma Foundation, the BNGRC, UNICEF and Madagascar Oil
  • Facilitating the partnership between CARE International and Leader Price to prepare dignity kits to be donated to communities
  • Responding to calls for assistance from the government and from UN agencies by connecting private companies directly to communities through the BNGRC and/or UN Agencies, facilitating partnerships, the collection of food and clothing, and organizing national and international fundraising (mobile money), etc.
  • The provision of flying hours by helicopter for assistance by Ambatovy
  • The provision of fast boats to evacuate people in danger by Copefrito
  • The delivery of emergency kits by boat by Aqualma and the deployment of a team by Aqualma in collaboration with the Northern regions
  • Numerous cases of food and non-food assistance and financial support from the private sector