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  • Mitigation efforts save livelihoods in Balaka
    Feb 27, 2015

    Lilongwe, February, 2015: Over the past weeks torrential rains have wreaked havoc in Malawi, the worst hit area being the southern region. Residents were forced to flee to higher grounds with others crossing the border to Mozambique.

  • UN stepping up humanitarian efforts in Malawi’s flood-hit areas
    Jan 23, 2015

    The United Nations, working with a wide range of partners on the ground, has stepped up its support to the Government of Malawi as it works to save lives and bring food, medicine and other vital supplies to flood-affected areas.

  • UNDP named most transparent
    Oct 16, 2014

    The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has been named this year most transparent donor in sharing data and information about its activities.

  • Malawi-China-UNDP cooperation in disaster risk management
    Jul 21, 2014

    Malawi is prone to climate-related disasters, especially droughts and floods, which have a considerable effect on the vulnerable population of the country. Over the last 3 years, between 1 and 2 million people have been food deficient in different parts in Malawi, despite a nationally produced food surplus.

  • Malawi Government launches National Climate Change Investment Plan
    Apr 25, 2014

    The Government of Malawi through the Ministry of Environment and climate change management has set a new trend in the pursuance of creating a climate resilient society by coming up with a US 1 billion dollar investment plan in climate change.

  • UNDP and GoM conduct inception workshop for a new climate change project
    Mar 26, 2014

    With the rapid climatic changes the world is experiencing, it is imperative that accurate and location-specific weather forecasts are available in an effort to reduce and manage disaster risks.

  • UNDP and GOM Sign a Climate Information and Early Warning Systems Project
    Dec 6, 2013

    UNDP and the Government of Malawi (GoM) have signed a new project titled “Strengthening climate information and early warning systems in Eastern and Southern Africa for climate resilient development and adaptation to climate change – Malawi”.

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