Oxfam-Malawi has rolled out its first Tropical Cyclone Freddy humanitarian response targeting 15,500 households in three districts of Phalombe, Nsanje and Chikwawa with unconditional multipurpose cash transfer to the families.
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.
The Malawi Revenue Authority (MRA) says it has failed to beat the K544 million revenue collection target for March at Muloza border 10 days ago.
Senior Group Village Headman Savala of Traditional Authority Makhwira in Chikwawa has suggested a deliberate move for government in post recovery to replace some valuables such as National IDs that tropical cyclone Freddy survivors have lost.
As most roads remain cut off in the southern region, Prophet Shepherd Bushiri has asked well-wishers and development partners to support Malawi with more helicopters to urgently supply food aid to survivors of Cyclone Freddy.
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.
Almost a week after being displaced and seeking shelter in camps, some survivors of tropical cyclone Freddy in the area of Traditional Authority Namabvi in Mangochi district on Monday had a smile after receiving their first relief items.
Thyolo District Commissioner, Rosemary Nawasha has sounded an SOS for more support to cyclone Freddy survivors, reporting that many camps are yet to be reached a week on.
The Neno district council has started commenced Cyclone Freddy relief items distribution exercise with the help of Save the Children-Italy in partnership with Beyond our Hearts Foundation.
An International Humanitarian Organization, CONCERN Worldwide says stakeholders should reflect and deeply discuss how best the country can mitigate disasters.