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Malawi

In Malawi, citizens get involved

4 Dec 2014, WB

Remote villages in Malawi most vulnerable to floods and other natural recurring events are now better prepared to deal with disasters, thanks to a new mapping exercise which will share their data online. Access to this information will help various district departments prepare for floods and minimize the negative impact they have on the communities...


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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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