Commemoration Of The International Day For Disaster Reduction

13th October is the International Day for Disaster Reduction (IDDR). The day is commemorated every year as one way of raising awareness

Commissioner Calls For Collaborative Efforts In Assessing Disaster Risks

Commissioner for Disaster Management Affairs, Charles Kalemba has called on councils and all disaster risk management (DRM) stakeholders to enhance efforts in assessing disaster risks.

World Humanitarian Day

Today, Malawi joins the rest of the world in commemorating the World Humanitarian Day (WHD), which falls on 19th August.

Government Provides Support To Bereaved Families Of Ntcheu Road Accident

Government through the Department of Disaster Management Affairs, on Sunday, 1st August, 2021 provided coffins, transportation and

DoDMA Reaches Out To 94 Percent Of Households Affected By Weather-Related Disasters

The Department of Disaster Management Affairs (DoDMA) has reached

Malawi Red Cross Society Trains DoDMA Staff In Administering First Aid

The Malawi Red Cross Society (MRCS) has trained Department of Disaster Management Affairs’ (DoDMA) staff in administering basic first aid during emergencies.

International Day For Disaster Reduction

The 2018 International Day for Disaster Reduction (IDDR) being commemorated under the theme ‘Reducing Economic Losses from Disasters Has the Power to Transform Lives.

WFP, Malawi Government sign MOU

WFP, Malawi Government sign MOU on implementation of 2020/21 Lean Season Food Insecurity Response Programme

Presidential taskforce calls on faith groups, traditional leaders

The Presidential Taskforce on Covid-19 has called on religious and traditional leaders to take an active role in sensitizing communities on Covid-19 vaccine.

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.

Malawi districts affected by flooding

Floods that came about as a result of heavy rains have affected people in different areas.

Choppers being used in the Lower Shire to ferry relief items

Choppers are being used in the Lower Shire to ferry relief items in hard-to-reach areas, as well as ferrying the sick from hard to reach areas for medical attention in nearby health facilities, as shown in some of the photos captured yesterday in Nsanje District.

A group of medical students from United States of America

The students made the donation on Wednesday, 27th March; 2019, after the end of their practical studies in which they provided medical assistance to over one thousand people in Thyolo, Nsanje and Phalombe Districts, in a space of six days.

UNHCR Donated Assorted Relief Items

An Ethiopian Airlines cargo plane landed at Kamuzu International Airport at 8:00 am, carrying tents, mosquito nets, solar lamps, duvets, cooking oil, kitchen utensils and clothes, among others.

Malawi Red Cross Society Trains DoDMA Staff In Administering First Aid

The Malawi Red Cross Society (MRCS) has trained Department of Disaster Management Affairs’ (DoDMA) staff in administering basic first aid during emergencies.

DoDMA Reaches Out To 94 Percent Of Households Affected By Weather-Related Disasters

The Department of Disaster Management Affairs (DoDMA)

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.

 

 

 

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