Alfred Guta

Alfred Guta

The Government of Norway has pledged more financial support to Malawi in disaster response but also alleviating future disasters.

Minister of Health, Khumbize Kandodo Chiponda, has noted with concern that over 20,000 people in Chikwawa are failing to access health care after fire gutted Mfera Health Centre on March 16, 2023.

Nsanje District Commissioner, Dominic Mwandira, has implored Cyclone Freddy survivors whose houses were not damaged by floods to stay away from camps so the support which is being provided only benefits the homeless.

An International Organization, Action Aid Malawi has pumped K60 million into a cash transfer program targeting 1,000 displaced women headed, child headed and disability headed households in Nsanje and Phalombe districts.

A women’s rights organization in Nsanje district, Kuchene Women Forum, has vowed to fight against acts of Gender Based Violence (GBV) in the district’s flood survivors camps.

An International Humanitarian Organization, CONCERN Worldwide says stakeholders should reflect and deeply discuss how best the country can mitigate disasters.

Centre for Development Communications (CDC) is taking cholera prevention messages to social cash transfer beneficiaries in Nsanje district.

National Initiative for Civic Education (NICE) Public Trust has tipped various stakeholders in the country to play their rightful role saying this is critical in achieving Malawi Vision 2063.

About 17, 618 households in Nsanje district are expected to benefit from a two year World Bank funded Climate Smart Public Works Programme through which participants are conserving degraded environment among other things.

A post-abortion care coordinator under Nsanje District Health Office, Edna Samata, has disclosed that they registered 699 unsafe abortion cases from January to December in 2022.

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