19 April 2019
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Tunis,  October 10, 2018: Africa-Arab Platform on Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR), where Malawi is taking part, has opened in Tunisia where among others it is focusing on gender inclusiveness in DRR and the fall army worms that have affected farmers in most countries.  Organized under the theme, ‘Towards disaster risk…
Karonga, October 10, 2018: Department of Disaster Management Affairs (DoDMA) will construct Emergency Operation Centres (EOCs) in disaster prone districts to alert the masses before a disaster strikes.  DoDMA Disaster Risk Management Programmes Officer, Taphada Kabwazi disclosed announced this Wednesday in Karonga during a Disaster Stakeholders meeting. She said through…
Lilongwe, September 27, 2018: Climate services such as the Global Framework for Climate Services (GFCS) – Adaptation Program in Africa (APA) have been described as a vital component with the potential to improving risk management. The programme which is in the second phase has an immediate implication in disaster risk…
Lilongwe, September 18: Government has stressed the need for more funds to manage climate change effects by improving community resilience and reducing emissions of green house gases among other efforts. Government’s appeal for more funds to the cause comes in response to a report released by the German Watch, a…
Salima, September 15, 2018:  Salima District Council, through the Department of Forestry, says will establish forestry by-laws aimed at promoting participation in the protection, control and management of trees on customary land and forests by the people. The by-laws will also involve demarcation and management of forest areas, ownership of…
Mulanje, September 13, 2018:Mulanje Mountain Conservation Trust (MMCT) will this year plant 500,000 cedar trees on Mulanje Mountain. Programme Officer for MMCT, Ibrahim Mitole said Thursday in Mulanje that the whole project seeks to restore the cedar tree which is becoming instinct in the Mulanje Mountain. He said MMCT has…
Chikwawa, September 12, 2018: Chikwawa District Council has released a report indicating that 1,350 households were affected in the Sunday’s evening windstorm. The report from the district’s Assistant Disaster Officer, Francis Kadzokoya indicates that about four Traditional Authorities of Ngabu, Lundu, Chapananga and Katunga were affected in the catastrophe. “About…
Mulanje, September 13, 2018: Mulanje District Council on Wednesday donated plastic sheets to victims whose houses were destroyed by strong winds last Sunday.  On this day, several areas in the district experienced the rainfall which was accompanied by strong winds, leaving many homeless, injured and without food. According to a…
Mulanje, September 12, 2018: At least 600 houses have been destroyed by a windstorm that hit Mulanje District on Sunday evening. Preliminary results from a quick assessment done by Mulanje District Civil Protection Committee (DCPC) on Monday and Tuesday, shows that about 628 households and nine schools have been affected…
Salima, September 12, 2018: People plying businesses around Kamuzu Road Market in Salima have complained of poor sanitation that has engulfed the market.  According to reports, the situation has been worsened by insufficient dumping places and uncollected waste. Speaking in an interview with Malawi News Agency (MANA) on Tuesday, one…

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Mangochi, April 15, 2019: Like the rest of the girls in her class, reaching Standard 8 was the most exciting experience for 15-year-old Hajira, a learner at Nansato Primary School under Chiponde Zone in Mangochi District. For a girl facing the realities of life that come with puberty, Hajira and th...