Reference : V-P-MG-E-00173
Date : 14/11/2011
Country/Region : MADAGASCAR
Caption : Antananarivo, Maison Centrale d'Antanimora. Several floors have been built one on top of the other in order to hold all the detainees. The overpopulation rate in the prison reaches more than 300 %.
Photographer : BINET, Guillaume
Confidentiality level : public
Publication restrictions : publication without restrictions
Copyright : ICRC/MYOP
Description : Some of the detainess sleep on the ground huddled up against one another.

The prison holds roughly 2,600 people, more than three times its maximum capacity of 800. . It is located a few hundreds meters from the historical centre of the city.

The ICRC renovates the kitchens and the washing-place, builts new showers and latrines and clean up the old ones to improve the living conditions of the detainees.
Original material : digital
Resolution : 4200x2794
Orientation : landscape
Colour/B&W : colour