Stakeholders have recommended to government and its partners to declare Likoma and Chizumulu Islands prone district to disaster occurrences due to its geographical position which is a key risk factor threatening lives and property of the Island people.
Some flood Survivors who have been displaced by the recent cyclone Ana and are living at Medram displaced camp in Chikwawa have appealed to government to consider providing to them a resettlement package apart from relief items.
Estate agency, Atlas Realtors, has mobilized resources to assist survivors of Tropical Storm Ana.
About 1, 400 Mozambicans have fled their homes into Malawi following Tropical Storm Ana which has devastated parts of Malawi, Mozambique and Madagascar.
Authorities are planning to permanently move 3, 000 people from nine villages in Chikwawa after the recent Tropical Storm Ana razed down their houses.
Health expert Professor Maureen Chirwa has asked the government to set up an emergency plan that will provide for immediate solution to the sanitation infrastructure damaged by Tropical Storm Ana to avoid cholera outbreak and waterborne diseases in the country.
The Centre for Social Concern and Accountability (CSAT) has asked for the integration of accountability in the ongoing humanitarian response amid increasing reports of corrupt practices in camps of flood survivors.
Machinga District Council has on Tuesday donated 53 bags of maize flour to families, from three villages under Traditional Authority Sitola which were affected by floods on Sunday at Chinguni Primary School evacuation camp.
Following heavy rains which started on Saturday evening, people of villages around Traditional Authority Sitola in Machinga woke up to heavy flooding on Sunday morning, which has displaced over 48 families, killing livestock and destroying crop fields.
Some pregnant women around Nchalo in Chikwawa have asked government and development partners to fast-track the rehabilitation of Nchalo health Centre located within Hunger project premises which currently has no water and electricity after being hit severely by the tropical cyclone Ana.