INS Airavat Reaches Madagascar for Flood Relief

  • INS Airavat arrived at the port of Antsiranana (Madagascar) on 30 Jan 20 to undertake relief operations after floods from heavy rains have led to a crisis in the region.
  • The relief operations to be undertaken by INS Airavat will be the first by a foreign nation after heavy rains lashed Madagascar and inundated the low lying farmlands leading to massive loss of life and property.
  • INS Airavat immediately began to provide medical aid as required by local authorities and IN medical team were moved to the affected areas.
  • IN Ship on Mission Based Deployment carry relief material in the form of HADR bricks.
  • The relief material will be handed over to the Government of Madagascar.
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