Thursday 25 May 2023

Armed with technology, villagers brace for rainy days

A Community Disaster Risk Management Working Session in Zomba District

In Muhilili Village in the district of Zomba, a forest of trees atop sitting on a hill stands like a crown jewel at the heart of the village—lush and forestry—a sharp contrast to the bare hills in the surrounding villages which pale in comparison.

But it was not always like this.

Thursday 18 May 2023

PRESS RELEASE:Save the Children Welcomes £200,000 Scottish Government Funding Towards Cyclone Freddy Response in Malawi



Save the Children Welcomes £200,000 Scottish Government Funding Towards Cyclone Freddy Response in Malawi


Friday 21 April 2023

Malawi Parliament Passes Disaster Risk Manage Bill as country recounts impacts of Cyclone Freddy

Parliament, on 12th April 2023, passed the long-awaited Disaster Risk Management Bill which replaces the Disaster Relief Preparedness Act of 1991. The Bill, which would have taken even much longer if it were not for the devastating impact of cyclone Freddy, provides some ray of hope in terms of systematic response to disasters. Some key provisions include:

Friday 21 April 2023

Malawi Hosts Regional Loss and Damage Regional Conference

 Save the Children wants to see that loss and damage targets children

After a devastating Cyclone Freddy which caused a lot of loss and damage in Malawi, Mozambique and Madagascar, and others, Civil Society from across hosted a Regional Conference on loss and damage which aimed at consolidating a common understanding of the extent of loss and damages, and strengthening the African Civil Society position on climate finance, especially for Loss and Damage

Thursday 20 April 2023

After Cyclone Freddy, Zomba innovates to get scholars going

Learners from three primary schools share notes as they prepare to sit for final exams 

As winds and floods that ensued in the midst of Cyclone Freddy ravaged through Malawi’s southern parts, it led to the swelling of the country’s waterways and reservoirs.