Christopher Sande

Christopher Sande

The Malawi Red Cross Society says it has so far received cash donations of 432 million kwacha from well-wishers and the corporate world to support Cyclone Freddy survivors.

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.

As government and partners continue to support flood survivors, scores of children are in a state of shock and despair at Kapeni demonstration, Manja and other rescue centres in Ndirande township in Blantyre and Likoswe and Mpama in Chiradzulu as their parents are still missing due to the effects of cyclone Freddy.

It was a unity of purpose. Several well-wishers and politicians spent almost the whole Tuesday visiting flood survivors including children in Blantyre where they supported the victims with food and non-food items.

Officials at Blantyre District Health Office say with around 8, 000 cholera doses in stock, they have stepped up efforts to integrate cholera and Covid vaccines to ensure that people access the vaccines and contain the diseases.

As the World is commemorating hearing day today, the Malawi Liverpool Wellcome Program (MLWP) says it has commenced a study that will screen 1, 000 learners in Blantyre to probe their hearing efficiency.

Health authorities in Blantyre have turned Limbe and Gateway health centres into cholera referral facilities to provide comprehensive treatment to unstable patients.

There is hope that more than 80 young people from Lilongwe will be equipped with tailoring and fashion design skills, thanks to Old Mutual Malawi for donating K3 million to Tingathe Malawi organisation.

Concerned by continued deforestation, Mthunzi Funeral Services Limited, a subsidiary of Old Mutual Malawi, has taken a step-in enhancing re-afforestation in the country.

The Insurance Brokers Association of Malawi (IBAM) says it has agreed with other players in the industry to form an insurance council in order to speak with one voice and strengthen insurance business in the country.

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