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Malawi hosts SADC meeting of ministers responsible for Disaster Risk Management
20 Jul 2022

Malawi hosts SADC meeting of ministers responsible for Disaster Risk Management

Malawi will on Tuesday (19th July, 2022) host a one-day meeting of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) Ministers responsible for Disaster Risk Management (DRM).
The meeting is being held amidst increasing frequency and magnitude of disasters affecting the region.
Speaking on Sunday in Lilongwe when he opened the senior officials meeting ahead of the committee of ministers, Commissioner for Disaster Management Affairs, Charles Kalemba said the severity of the impact of disasters is worsening, which challenges all Member States to strengthen investments in preparedness for early action, mitigate and build resilience of nations, communities and households.
“The meeting we are holding today is critically important in that it will document for the Ministers responsible for Disaster Risk Management the progress that the region is making in implementing the disaster risk management agenda.
“During their meeting, Ministers will among other things, receive progress reports and provide guidance and direction.” said Kalemba.
The committee of ministers will be chaired by Minister of Agriculture, Honourable Lobin Lowe.

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