UN Office For Disaster Risk Reduction Trains DRM Stakeholders In SENDAI Framework Monitor

The United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR) has organized a two-day workshop aimed at orienting and training

UNESCO Donates K30 Million-Worth Teaching And Learning Materials To Primary Schools Affected By March 2019 Floods

The United Nations Educational, Science and Cultural Organisation

VP Calls On Communities To Take Active Role In Implementation Of Disaster Risk Reduction Programmes

Vice President and Minister responsible for Disaster Management Affairs Everton Herbert Chimulirenji on Thursday (17th October, 2019) called upon

Trade And Development Bank (TDB) Donates K75M-Worth Relief Items To People Affected By Floods

The Southern African Trade and Development Bank (TDB) on Wednesday, 25th September, 2019 donated assorted relief items worth US$ 100,000

Government Condoles Bereaved Families Of The Nkhoma Accident

Government on Saturday (21st September, 2019) condoled families who lost their relations following an accident that occurred along the Nkhoma-Kamphata Road, in Lilongwe.

DoDMA, Stakeholders In Final Review Of The 2018/19 Food Insecurity Response Programme

The Department of Disaster Management Affairs (DoDMA), and its stakeholders have (13th August, 2019) converged on Mponela, Dowa

Government Committed To Implementing Disaster Mitigation Programmes

Government says it is committed to implementing disaster mitigation and resilience-building programmes in the country. Vice President and Minister responsible for Disaster Management Affairs, Everton Herbert Chimulirenji

Government Committed To Reconstructing Damaged Infrastructure

Government says it is committed to reconstructing infrastructure that got damaged during the March 2019 floods. Vice President and Minister responsible for Disaster Management Affairs, Everton Chimulirenji

VP Warns Against Abuse Of Disaster Risk Management Funds

Vice President and Minister responsible for Disaster Management Affairs Everton Chimulirenji has warned all stakeholders against the abuse of funds meant for the implementation of disaster risk management (DRM)

Launch of the Malawi 2019 Floods Post Disaster Needs Assessment report

Vice President and Minister responsible for Disaster Management Affairs Everton Chimulirenji on Wednesday (July 3, 2019) presided over the launch of the Malawi 2019 Floods Post Disaster Needs Assessment (PDNA) Report

UN committed to support resilient recovery in Malawi

The United Nations (UN) says it is committed to supporting Government and all partners on resilient recovery. UN Resident Coordinator for Malawi Maria Jose Torres made the commitment on Wednesday (July 3, 2019) in Lilongwe during the launch of the Post Disaster Needs Assessment (PDNA).

Malawi appeals for assistance towards disaster recovery

Malawi has appealed for resources towards the ongoing response needs, rehabilitation and reconstruction following the devastating damages and impacts of cyclone Idai-induced floods experienced in March this year.

DoDMA assures IDPs of continued support after relocation

The Department of Disaster Management Affairs (DoDMA) on Sunday (5th May, 2019) assured internally displaced persons (IDPs) moving uplands of continued support on basic needs. Principal Secretary and Commissioner for

UN Assistant Secretary General visit to Chikwawa

The United Nations Assistant Secretary General for Humanitarian Affairs Ms. Ursula Mueller on Tuesday, (11th June, 2019) visited Chikwawa District to appreciate recovery efforts by

OPERATION CHITHANDIZO’ ON CHISI ISLAND

Soldiers from the Malawi and South African Defence Forces continue to provide medical assistance and airlift relief items to areas that were affected by the March 2019 floods.

UN Assistant Secretary General visit to Chikwawa

The United Nations Assistant Secretary General for Humanitarian Affairs Ms. Ursula Mueller on Tuesday, (11th June, 2019) visited Chikwawa District to appreciate recovery efforts by

ABOUT DoDMA

Department of Disaster Management Affairs (DODMA) is a Malawi Govt agency for improving and safeguarding the quality of lives of Malawians especially those that are vulnerable to and affected disasters.

VISION

To become a highly reliable, efficient, effective and proactive disaster risk management coordinating institution that in turn is socially, politically and economically vibrant and sustainable.

MISSION

To effectively coordinate the implementation of disaster risk management programmes through overseeing disaster prevention, mitigation, preparedness, response and recovery activities.

MANDATE

To coordinate and direct the implementation of disaster risk management programmes in Malawi.