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NEWS RELEASE: Malawi flooding: urgent assistance needed to confront massive, complex challenges, say UN experts

With their homes inundated, these families have been forced to seek refuge in Mikolongo school in Chikwawa district which now shelters more than 200 households. Photo:WFP/Dannie Phiri

News Release: GENEVA (30 January 2015) – A group of United Nations human rights experts today urged the international community to rapidly provide all necessary ...

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Norway donates NOK15 million in humanitarian assistance to Malawi flood victims

Foreign ministers of Malawi and Norway Mr. Børge Brende and Dr. George Chaponda met in Addis Ababa on 27 January 2015.

Norway donates NOK 15 million (equivalent to appx. USD 2 millon or MKW 900 million) in immediate humanitarian aid to Malawi. “I express my deepest ...

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WFP Scales Up Malawi Flood Assistance in Face of Funding Challenges


LILONGWE – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) is distributing high-energy biscuits to people stranded by flood waters in Nsanje district, one of the ...

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Farmers in Malawi need urgent help after heavy flooding

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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 ...

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WFP Responds to Malawi’s Flood Disaster

People gather at Mikolongo school in Chikwawa district to receive rations of maize, pulses, oil and fortified corn soya blend to prevent malnutrition. WFP started food distributions to those displaced by floods on Saturday 17 January.

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 ...

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UN Scaling Up Support to Floods Disaster Response


(Press Release, Lilongwe, 22 January 2015): The United Nations and its humanitarian partners are supporting the Government-led response to the disaster in Malawi, where heavy ...

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