DoDMA Hands Over MK90 Million Worth Materials To Civil Protection Committees

The Department of Disaster Management Affairs (DoDMA) has handed over equipment worth K90 million to 50 civil protection committees (CPCs) from four districts of Karonga, Phalombe, Dedza and Nsanje to help ease their disaster risk management (DRM) operations. CPCs are local structures involved in DRM activities at village, area and district levels. Speaking on Thursday in Dedza District when he presided over the official handover ceremony of the equipment, Commissioner for Disaster Management Affairs Clement Chinthu Phiri, called upon…

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Govt to Support People Affected by Disaster in Dedza

Principal Secretary in the Department of Disaster Management Affairs (DODMA), Clement Chinthu Phiri, said on Monday government will support households that have been affected by rainstorm in Traditional Authority Kamenyagwaza in Dedza. He was speaking when he visited group village headmen Nkhungumbe and Kapenuka’s areas to appreciate the damage done to crops due to the rainstorm which occurred 2nd January, 2018. “We have seen the damage that has been done here, it’s so devastating because 139 hectares of crops…

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