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IOM: Malawians displaced by floods willing to return home

22 May 2015, IOM

One of the main factors preventing IDPs from returning is the lack of shelter, since their homes were damaged by the floods. They also lost their livelihoods. Stephane Trocher, IOM Malawi Chief of Mission said, 'The focus on recovery and transition is the best way to address the ongoing displacement in these six districts'...


General Facts
  • Population: 922 million (2005)
  • Density: 30 per sq km
  • Total Area: 30,250 sq km (X 1,000)
Source of data: OFDA/CRED International Disaster Database
*: reported


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