As of 17 March 2017 there were 6,334 displaced persons in 5 regions across Madagascar. In total there have been approximately 250,000 persons displaced since the onset of the disaster at the beginning of the month. DTM has identified 126 displacement sites in nine of the 15 affected regions.The majority of sites were located in public administrative buildings, such as Fokontany Offices (45) and in schools (40). Within the capital region, Analamanga, DTM verified the status (open/closed) of 39 displacement sites. 23 were closed and 16 remain open.