The Ministry of Health would like to inform the general public and the media that it has received reports of a Cholera Outbreak in Mozambique, in communities neighbouring Malawi such as Moatize in Tete and this is a popular destination township for shopping not only for people from neighbouring districts of Mwanza but also for thousands of businesspeople from across the country.
Lilongwe, February 11: Vice President Dr. Saulos Chilima has assured victims of floods in Lilongwe that government will do everything to support them.
On Saturday, Chilima visited the victims at Kamkodola Primary School in Mtandire where they are camped and donated assorted relief items.
The items include blankets, mattresses and various food items.
Heavy rains have destroyed several houses and crops at Mua in area of Senior Chief Kachindamoto in Dedza.
According to reports from Malawi News Agency (MANA) from across the country, a number of areas face similar predicaments.
Government through the Department of Disaster Management Affairs (DoDMA) is assessing the situation and implementing it's plan of helping out the affected people
The National Irrigation Policy (NIP, 2016) aims at addressing critical issues affecting the irrigation sector that include spatial and temporal water shortages; customary land tenure disputes; and, poor operation and maintenance of infrastructure.