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Malawi Floods: A different kind of school

Jimmy Mbamera, the Head Teacher of Mbwazi School in Nsanje District, looks tired and puzzled. Since 9 January he comes to his school every day but not to supervise the studies of the 1,013 students who study at the primary Read More

Farmers in Malawi need urgent help after heavy flooding

Prompt access to seeds and livestock will help reboot local food production 28 January 2015, Rome – Farmers in southern Malawi urgently need seeds and livestock after intense flooding destroyed their fields and homes, washing away animals and crops and threatening Read More

WFP Responds to Malawi’s Flood Disaster

It is estimated that floods have left scores dead and more than 100,000 people displaced from their homes in Malawi. The World Food Programme started food distributions in some of the worst-affected areas within days of the President of Malawi declaring a disaster in 15 Read More

Situation Report as of 18th January, 2015 (Malawi Floods)

Highlights The number of displaced is still being considered 22,000 households (121,000 people). However, this number is expected to rise as more information is received and analyzed. The number of people affected through damage to crops is estimated at 638,000 Read More