A cholera outbreak is further jeopardizing the health of 230,000 people recently displaced by floods in Malawi.
Malawi flooding: urgent assistance needed to confront massive and complex challenges, say UN experts
A group of United Nations human rights experts today urged the international community to rapidly provide all necessary funding and assistance to the Government of Malawi and humanitarian actors in response to some of the worst flooding in the country in living memory.
Farmers in southern Malawi urgently need seeds and livestock after intense flooding destroyed their fields and homes, washing away animals and crops and threatening local food security.
More flooding expected in stricken Malawi as Red Cross appeals for 2.6 million Swiss francs in emergency funding
With more rain expected in flood-stricken Malawi and camps for displaced people overwhelmed, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) has launched an emergency appeal for 2.6 million Swiss francs to help 42,000 desperate people.
The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has started distribution of high-energy biscuits to people stranded by floodwaters in Nsanje district, one of the worst-affected by floods in southern Malawi.
On Tuesday, January 20, the Government of Japan decided to provide emergency relief goods worth 19 million yen (Tents, Blankets, etc.) to Republic of Malawi
Up to twenty thousand people in the southern tip of Malawi most affected by the current floods remain cut off from the rest of the country without food, health care and ways to prevent possible outbreaks, the humanitarian medical organisation Medecins Sans Frontieres/Doctors without Borders (MSF) said on Friday.
Today, the Honourable Christian Paradis, Minister of International Development and La Francophonie, issued the following statement regarding the situation in Southern Africa
Weeks of heavy rains have left tens of thousands of families homeless and in desperate need of support across Malawi, Mozambique and Zimbabwe.
The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) is gearing up its response to the disaster declared by the President of Malawi in flood-affected districts of the country.
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WASHINGTON, May 26, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Press Statement Marie Harf Deputy Department Spokesperson, Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC May 26, 2014 The United States is […]