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March 22, 2019

Emergency Assistance to Malawi in Response to the Floods Disaster

The Japan International Cooperation Agency will provide emergency relief goods as below in response to a request from the Government of Malawi relating to the serious floods.

1. Disaster situation
The floods disaster, which happened around the beginning of March, has caused serious human and property damage. According to the government of Malawi, the damage situation as of March 16 was as follows:

Deaths: 56
Injured: 577
Affected: 840,330
Missing: 3
Evacuees: 94,090

2. Goods supplied
A. Emergency relief goods (from the JICA warehouse in Dubai)
Plastic sheets
Sleeping pads

B. Shipping schedule
The goods will be transported from the JICA warehouse in Dubai to Lilongweon the next available flight.


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