Humanitarian

Friday 7 May 2021

Stock-Piling Ignites Hope Amid Perennial Disasters in Phalombe District

Samson - Stock-Piling has unlocked possibilities for usEdina Bauleni, of Phalombe District, southern Malawi, was inconsolable when her house collapsed and crops washed away as a result of heavy rains in 2019.

The heavy rains had hit Malawi causing flooding in most parts of southern region, including Phalombe. Scores of houses collapsed, crops and livestock were washed away, leaving communities devastated.

Friday 12 February 2021

The recent strain may have been discovered in South Africa, but it is not the ‘South Africa variant’

By Steve Miller

Nearly a year ago when this COVID-19 crisis was taking hold, people across the world expressed outrage at the term ‘China virus.’

It was important to condemn such divisive and, some said, racist language.

Sunday 7 February 2021

Raising Hope Amid COVID-19 Difficult Realities

Project Manager Harrison Sikalamwa (right) hands over cylinders

In the COVID-19 ward at Zomba General Hospital, a man is brought in on an ambulance stretcher, heavily panting and evidently out of breadth. The medics move him move in and help him to the only free bed at the far end of the ward.

Thursday 28 January 2021

COVID-19: Focus and funds must pivot to Africa as countries reel from deadly second wave

Nairobi, 27 January 2021 – Save the Children is warning that the lives of thousands of children across Africa are at risk as the hard-hitting second wave of COVID-19 surges across the continent. The agency fears many African countries will be forced to wait months before they can vaccinate even the most vulnerable people and essential frontline health workers, deeply impacting the lives of children.

Thursday 21 January 2021

Press release: Save the Children and Civil Society Education Coalition warn of a looming education crisis amidst COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has, by far, created the largest education disruption in history and continues to pose threats as it unfolds. The Government of Malawi has, as in many countries, closed schools for three weeks with immediate effect as one measure of controlling the spread of COVID-19.  save

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