Madagascar Calls For Collaboration In Disaster Management

Authorities responsible for disaster risk management (DRM) in Madagascar have called for close collaboration with Malawi in implementing various DRM programmes.

Malawi Honours Pledge Of Humanitarian Support To Mozambican Government

Malawi has donated 30 metric tonnes of beans to the Mozambican government towards supporting people affected by the incursions in Cabo Delgado.

Press Trust Donates K60 Million Worth Maize Flour To People Affected By ANA

Press Trust has donated 182.5 metric tonnes (approximately 3,650 bags each weighing 50kg) of maize flour worth MK60 million to people affected by moderate tropical storm ANA.

Lilongwe Water Board Donates K10 Million Worth Relief Items To People Affected By ANA

Lilongwe Water Board (LWB) on Friday (18th February) donated assorted relief items worth K10 million to people affected by Tropical Storm ANA.

Sapitwa International Schools’ Learners Donate To People Affected By ANA

Learners from Sapitwa International Schools on Wednesday (16th February, 2022) donated assorted relief items to people affected by Tropical Storm ANA.

JICA Donates MK200 Million Worth Relief Items Towards ANA Response

The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) has donated K200 million worth emergency relief items to the Government of Malawi for people affected by Tropical Storm ANA-induced floods.

China Donates MK129 Million Towards Tropical Storm ANA Response

The Government of the People’s Republic of China has donated funds amounting to MK129 million to Malawi Government towards Tropical Storm ANA flood response.

Provision Of Food Assistance Under The Lean Season Food Insecurity Response Programme

Government, through the Department of Disaster Management Affairs (DoDMA) in collaboration with various development and humanitarian

ERIMA Investment Donates Relief Items To People Affected By Tropical Storm ANA

The Lilongwe-based ERIMA investment has donated relief items worth over MK2 million to assist people affected by Moderate Tropical Storm ANA

ERIMA Investment Donates Relief Items To People Affected By Tropical Storm ANA

The Lilongwe-based ERIMA investment has donated relief items worth over MK2 million

Chakwera Calls For Unity In Disaster Response Operations

President Lazarus McCarthy Chakwera has called for unity amongst the citizenry of this country and all stakeholders in disaster response

Ndirande Flash Floods, Stormy Rains Affect 126 Households, Displaces 32 People

Flash floods and stormy rains that hit Ndirande Township in Blantyre City have affected 126 households;

Commemoration Of The International Day For Disaster Reduction

13th October is the International Day for Disaster Reduction (IDDR). The day is commemorated every year as one way of raising awareness

Commissioner Calls For Collaborative Efforts In Assessing Disaster Risks

Commissioner for Disaster Management Affairs, Charles Kalemba has called on councils and all disaster risk management (DRM) stakeholders to enhance efforts in assessing disaster risks.

World Humanitarian Day

Today, Malawi joins the rest of the world in commemorating the World Humanitarian Day (WHD), which falls on 19th August.

International Day For Disaster Reduction

The 2018 International Day for Disaster Reduction (IDDR) being commemorated under the theme ‘Reducing Economic Losses from Disasters Has the Power to Transform Lives.

ABOUT DoDMA

Department of Disaster Management Affairs (DODMA) is a Malawi Govt agency for improving and safeguarding the quality of lives of Malawians especially those that are vulnerable to and affected disasters.

VISION

To become a highly reliable, efficient, effective and proactive disaster risk management coordinating institution that in turn is socially, politically and economically vibrant and sustainable.

MISSION

To effectively coordinate the implementation of disaster risk management programmes through overseeing disaster prevention, mitigation, preparedness, response and recovery activities.

MANDATE

To coordinate and direct the implementation of disaster risk management programmes in Malawi.

Operation Chithandizo on Chisi Island

Soldiers from the Malawi and South African Defence Forces continue to provide medical assistance and airlift relief items to areas that were affected by the March 2019 floods.

The exercise, dubbed ‘Operation Chithandizo,’ is being coordinated by the Department of Disaster Management Affairs (DoDMA) and is aimed at assisting people affected by floods through the provision of medical care and airlifting of relief items, among others.

On Wednesday and Thursday (17th and 18th April) the soldiers, took ‘Operation Chithandizo’ to Chisi Island in Zomba District, as shown in the pictures.

 

 

 

 

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