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Malawi: Government says disaster strategy will coordinate disaster risk management

25 Mar 2015, MANA, Malawi - gov

'We’ll strive to create awareness on risk management, strengthen capacity of stakeholders for effective coordination, collaboration and networking on the one hand. On the other hand, the strategy will build a well informed disaster resilient nation,' said Kondwani Nankhumwa, Minister of Information, Tourism and Culture...


National Platform

Top 5 Natural Disaster reported
Disaster Date Affected (no. of people)
Drought 1992 7,000,000
Drought 2005 5,100,000
Drought 2002 2,829,435
Drought 1990 2,800,000
Drought 1987 1,429,267
Source of data: OFDA/CRED International Disaster Database
Data version: v11.08   *: Including tsunami
Data displayed does not imply national endorsement.
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Officially declared national coordinating multi-sectoral and inter-disciplinary mechanisms for advocacy, coordination, analysis and advice on disaster risk reduction.