Oxfam and Plan Malawi have extended humanitarian intervention to survivors of Tropical Storm Ana which rendered many people destitute in a number of districts in the country.
In a bid to ensure that there is continuity of learning and teaching once natural disasters hit, Plan Malawi in partnership with Oxfam have donated learning and teaching materials to 10 schools located in disaster prone areas in Phalombe.
Plan International Malawi has handed over a vehicle to its partner, Girls Empowerment Network (GENET).
As schools remain closed due to COVID-19 threats, there are fears some girls might fall pregnant and fail to go back to school going by their displayed behaviors.
Director of Health and Social Services in Blantyre, Dr Gift Kawalazira, says there is a need for more health support such as the Personal Protective Equipment as most (PPE) is disposable.
Mulanje Police Officer-In-Charge, Senior Assistant Commissioner Kelvin Mulezo, says mobility has been a challenge to investigate and make follow ups on cases on abuses on children.
Plan International Malawi has tipped girls to make thorough exploration on careers before deciding on what they would want to do in life but not just jump on crowd-puller professions.