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Blantyre, July 14, 2017: Southern & Eastern Regions’ Beam Trust Committee has put in place strategic measures to ensure that the general public is sensitized and made aware of environmental and sanitation issues. “You may wish to know that as a region, we are strategically geared to seeing to it…
Machinga, June 23: The Mangochi Second Grade Magistrate Court recently convicted and ordered Sub Inspector Palivati Kholowa, 42, of Zomba Police Station to pay K200, 000 or in default serve a one year jail term for being found in possession of charcoal produced from indigenous trees from Liwonde Forest Reserve.…
Kasungu, June 19, 2017: People in Kasungu have expressed their dissatisfaction with poor sanitation at Kasungu main market.  Speaking to Malawi News Agency (Mana) in an interview, one of the people who use the market Japhet Banda said the piling garbage is a health hazard. "The hygiene aspect of the…
Rumphi, May 29, 2017: Lilongwe Wildlife Conservation Trust (LWT) says it will step up its efforts towards conserving and protecting wildlife by engaging local communities around Nyika National Park and Vwaza Marsh Wildlife Reserve in Rumphi District. LWT’s Head of Environmental Education and Community Conservation Clement Manjaalera said this in…
Karonga, May 28, 2017: As torrential rains continue to damage hundreds of houses year in and out in Karonga, a local Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) called Loncha Development Centre which is based in Rumphi has launched a project of constructing houses using earth bags in order to minimize the effects of…
Blantyre, May 27, 2017: Survivors of disasters in Blantyre are expected to be served better following skills imparted in their leaders on how to handle complaints from the victims. Assistant District Social Welfare Officer (ADSWO) for Blantyre Chikumbutso Salifu disclosed this during a training workshop held in the district for…
Lilongwe, May 27, 2017: Two Doctors from Lilongwe University of Agriculture and Natural Resources (LUANAR) who were awarded for their machine that makes briquettes from water hyacinth removed from the Shire River Basin in the Environment Category of the 2016 Malawi Broadcasting Corporation's Innovations’ Awards have pledged to improve water…
Lilongwe, May 26, 2017: The Malawi government says it is fully committed to ensure that the risk of disasters is minimised through various interventions. Commissioner for Disaster Management Affairs Clement Chinthu-Phiri made the assurance in Cancun, Mexico on Thursday where he has led a Malawi delegation to the 2017 Global…
Nkhata Bay, May 25, 2017:  The Malawi Red Cross Society (MRCS) on Tuesday disclosed it will distribute 14,850 blankets valued at MK80 million to vulnerable people in all the 28 districts in Malawi. Malawi Red Cross Society President, Levison Changole, disclosed the news at Chilerawana Village in the area of…
Blantyre, May 24, 2017: As one way of managing waste disposal in the country, Warm Heart Recycle Foundation (WHRF), a local Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) has joined hands with the First Lady in beautifying Malawi, recycling waste products into usable material.   Speaking in an interview with Malawi News Agency (MANA)…

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Enhancing communities’ resilience to floods

 Enhancing communities’ resilience to floods

Lilongwe, May 22: Floods have become a common occurrence in most parts of Malawi and the resulting damage has had far reaching consequences on individual lives and their communities. For people of Group Village Headman (GVH) Dzindevu and the surrounding areas in Dedza have been part of the statisti...