A humanitarian crisis in a country, region or society where there is total or considerable breakdown of authority resulting from internal or external conflict and which requires an international response that goes beyond the mandate or capacity of any single agency and/or the ongoing United Nations country program. - (IASC)
28 Jan 2015, UNISDR AF
Malawi and neighbouring countries are in the grip of a major flood crisis, with scores of lives lost, and over 600,000 displaced in Malawi alone. The flood crisis has disrupted access to food, sanitation, drinking water, medication and health services. The education system has been disrupted for 200,000 children while 415 schools have been damaged and others have been turned into shelters...
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