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African Development Bank leads reconstruction efforts in Zimbabwe, Mozambique and Malawi in aftermath of deadly cyclone

Tropical Cyclone Idai, one of the worst tropical cyclones on record to affect. and the Southern Hemisphere, caused catastrophic damage in. , leaving more than 1,000 people dead and thousands missing. Hundreds of thousands of people have been rendered homeless and displaced. Thousands of classrooms w


HSI responders helping animals in Mozambique, Malawi in wake of Cyclone Idai

Our Humane Society International responders are on the ground in Malawi and Mozambique, providing emergency aid to animals affected by Cyclone Idai, a monster storm that has wreaked destruction across multiple African countries with a death toll numbering in the hundreds.


Tanzanian President John Magufuli set to visit Malawi

Tanzanian President John Magufuli is expected to make an official two-day visit to neighbouring Malawi next week for talks with his counterpart Peter Mutharika. Magufuli’s trip will run from 24 to 25 April, and will be his first to the country since he took office in November 2015.


Deforestation Has Surprising Effect on Clean Water, Malawi Researchers Find

Access to clean water — the United Nations' Global Goal 6 — can save millions of lives a year. Researchers have made a groundbreaking discovery challenging the wisdom about clearcutting forests and water yield. Learn more about how you can help here.


Lake Malawi: “People have said the British accent is too much”

They’re an indie pop band from Trinec and will sing “Friend Of A Friend” at Eurovision. But before they get to Tel Aviv, Lake Malawi have been on the Eurovision PreParty circuit and in London took out time from selfies with their fans to talk to wiwibloggs.


Landslide in Northern Malawi kills at least three

At least three people have been killed and up to a dozen injured after a landslide washed away an entire village in the Rumphi district of Northern Malawi, police said on Sunday.


Real-time WhatsApp advice aids surgery in rural Malawi

In remote, rural corners of Malawi, hospitals are often faced with life-and-death decisions. Women in need of emergency caesarean sections, older people with hernias, and children with appendicitis need surgery. But should they be rushed to the operating theatre or transferred to specialists in city


Lake Malawi: 10 facts about the Czech Republic’s Eurovision 2019 group

Lake Malawi will represent the Czech Republic at this year’s Eurovision Song Contest in Tel Aviv with their song “Friend Of A Friend”. It’s a track that gives us synth, a beat to make us move, and a meme-worthy bridge.


Malawi: US provides $3 million to WFP in response to Malawi floods

Source: World Food Programme, US Agency for International Development Country: Malawi, United States of America. Lilongwe – The United States Government has contributed US$3 million to for the emergency response to Cyclone Idai in Malawi. The funds, provided by the U.S. Agency for International Deve


Malawi to pilot groundbreaking malaria vaccine

Malawi will on Tuesday spearhead large scale pilot tests for the world's most advanced experimental malaria vaccine in a bid to prevent the disease that kills hundreds of thousands across Africa each year.


Malawi Deploys Mobile Clinics for Cyclone-Affected Children

At least 1,000 people were killed when Cyclone Idai hit Mozambique, Zimbabwe, and Malawi in March. The cyclone’s floodwaters swamped medical facilities, forcing people to either walk long distances for health care or go without. In Malawi, the U.N. Children’s Fund has deployed mobile clinics to evac


Luke Perry’s Daughter Wears ‘Riverdale’ Hat as She Returns to Malawi to Volunteer: ‘Feels Right to Come Back’

Just a month after his death, Luke Perry’s daughter Sophie has returned to Malawi to volunteer, but not without taking a piece of her father with her. Sophie, 18, shared a photo of herself on Sunday wearing Luke’s baseball cap that reads “Andrews Construction.” Luke wore this hat on the show “Riverd


Malawi: Elections Get EU Observers, Biometric Voting System

[VOA] The European Union has launched an observation mission for Malawi's presidential elections next month. But some political analysts question the impact of foreign election observers will have on the poll.[...]


Malawi: IFC invests in 258 MW hydroelectric project

The Government of Malawi has signed a partnership agreement with IFC InfraVentures for the development of the Mpatamanga hydroelectric project in the southern African nation. IFC InfraVentures – the IFC Global Infrastructure Project Development Fund – helps develop public-private partnerships and pr


Malawi: JDA signed for hydropower plant

IFC InfraVentures has signed a Joint Development Agreement (JDA) with the Government of Malawi to develop a hydropower plant on the Shire River. The agreement signed last week is in coordination with the World Bank and with the support of SN Power AS and Power Africa.


Malawi: UN Helps Thousands of Displaced Flood Victims Return Home

[VOA] The U.N. refugee agency, UNHCR, is helping thousands of people displaced by Cyclone Idai's floods in Malawi return home and restart their lives.[...]. [Published in AidNews - Read the original article]


Innovative child malaria vaccine to be tested in Malawi

A large-scale trial of what has been called the world's first malaria vaccine to give partial protection to children is due to start in Malawi. The RTS,S vaccine trains the immune system to attack the malaria parasite, which is spread by mosquito bites.


‘No Help Is Coming.’ How Devastating Floods Are Fueling Sexual Violence and the Spread of HIV in Malawi

No compatible source was found for this media. When Eliza Jasi saw enormous floods sweeping their way through her village in southern Malawi on March 8th, she had one thought: not again.


Malawi: People displaced by massive Malawi cyclone to receive emergency food

Over 11,000 people displaced by Cyclone Idai in southern Malawi will receive food from Canadian Foodgrains Bank through an emergency response of Foodgrains Bank member World Renew.


One month on from Cyclone Idai, 1.6 million children still reeling from its impact – UNICEF

Photos and B-roll available here: https://uni.cf/2WtSxed. NEW YORK/ BEIRA/CHIMANIMANI/LILONGWE, 14 APRIL 2019 – At least 1.6 million children need urgent assistance – in healthcare, nutrition, protection, education, water and sanitation – one month after Cyclone Idai devastated parts of Mozambique,