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Government scaling up use of modern climate information
Written by Leah Msuku

 Lilongwe, October 16, The government of Malawi through the Ministry of Forestry and Natural Resources has embarked on scaling up the use of modern climate information and early warning systems at district level. Speaking during a meeting at Lilongwe District Council on Tuesday, Director for the Department of Climate Change…
Malawians advised to pick attire befitting sweltering temperatures.DCCSMS
Written by Rodney Majawa

 Blantyre, October 1, Department of Climate Change and Meteorological Services (DCCMS) has called on Malawians to be conscious with the dress in view of the transitional period, from winter to summer season. DCCMS Director, Jolamu Nkhokwe, made the call on Wednesday in Blantyre in an interview with Malawi News Agency…
Heavy rains claim two lives,hundresds of households destitute in Mchinji
Written by Owen Zayambika

Mchinji, October 14, Mana: Heavy and stormy rains that fell on October 6 in Mchinji District have left two people dead and over 248 households destitute in the area of Traditional Authority Mavwere in the district. An assessment by disaster office in the district shows over 19 villages have been…
Solar Energy Boosting DCCSMS's production of weather forecasts
Written by Lusayo Singongo

Blantyre, September 28, 2020: United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has donated 72 solar panels to Department of Climate Change and Meteorological Services (DCCMS) which will help in boosting inadequate energy which affected the production of weather forecasts. The Solar panels were provided through a projectcalled Scaling up the Use of…
Malawi 2020/2021 season forecast out
Written by Mwayi Louise Gowelo

 Blantyre, September 15, 2020: Director for Department of Climate Change and Meteorological Services, Jolamu Nkhokwe, says Malawi is expected to receive normal to above-normal rainfall between October-December 2020 mostly in the South and Central regions with the Northern region experiencing normal and below normal rainfall. Nkhokwe made the remarks during…
Salima schools Phalombe on DDR
Written by Sam Majamanda

Phalombe, July 15, 2020: Phalombe Disaster Risk and Management office will have an improved approach on dyke construction and management, thanks to a learning visit the Phalombe District Civil Protection Committee had in Salima. Speaking during the visit on Monday, District Relief and Rehabilitation Officer for Phalombe, Florence Harawa said…
CADECOM connects farmers with duty bearers on climate change
Written by Andrew Magombo

 Lilongwe, August 6: Catholic Development Commission (CADECOM) has challenged small-scale farmers in Dedza to engage an extra gear through collaborative approach in the fight against climate change to ensure food sustainability. In an interview with Malawi News Agency (MANA) after the meeting which CADECOM facilitated between farmers and governmental district…
Malawi lacks research linking human health and climate change
Written by Fostina Mkandawire

Lilongwe, April 7, Mana: National Coordinator for Civil Society on Climate Change (CISONECC), Julius Ng'oma has expressed concern over the country's lack of research to link human health and climate change. He said proper research on the link between human health and climate change was important as regards to the…
Habitat for Humanity to construct disaster resilient houses in Chikwawa
Written by Lawrence Chilomo

Chikwawa, July 18, 2020: In response to the Cyclone Idai that happened in 2019 which affected livelihood in most parts of Chikwawa District, Habitat for Humanity will construct 300 disaster resilient houses in the district. The organisation has since set aside money amounting to €519, 4 79.86 (approximately K420 million)…
Southern Africa needs $US1.1 billion in humanitarian assistance
Written by Tione Andsen

Lilongwe, February 9, 2020:Southern African countries have appealed for $1.1billion to help them cope with the food crisis but they have received only half of what is needed. The agencies said that donors must urgently fund the UN humanitarian appeals to help save lives. Severe food insecurity rates across nine…

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Whatsapp group donates a house
Kasungu, February 28, 2021: A Kasungu based group known as Support Agnes Foundation (SAF) which was formed out of a WhatsApp forum to support an orphaned girl, Agnes Magombo, 10, has handed over a modern house worth over K1 million to the little girl's family.

 

FISD the heart of life changing innovations

Lilongwe, November 6, 2020: Construction, solar and Irrigation, ground water exploration and drilling, mining, finance for agriculture development are the main five pivotal strategic units FISD has managed to change many lives for the better. “Multitudes of peoplefrom the rural community have all r...

Learning amidst Covid-19

Mchinji, October 28, 2020: Rose is a 16 year old girl in Mangochi in the area of Traditional Authority (TA) Chimwala. She is quite an ambitious girl, she wants to be a nurse when she completes her studies. Being the first born in a family of three, she is a rose in her family as her mother believe...

Lilongwe communities correcting environmental wrongs

Lilongwe, October 18, 2020:  Some communities in the country's capital, Lilongwe have realized the folly of wanton cutting down of trees, and are now putting things right. The locals in the area of Traditional Authority (TA) Masumbankhunda are paying the price of their actions that have left them m...

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