Zambia gives Malawi cash, tents and blankets to help flood survivors

As international assistance for flood victims continue trickling in since Malawi sounded the alarm, the Republic of Zambia has also donated cash, tents and blankets.

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 Zambia's acting High Commissioner Namambo Kasote presenting the cheque to Chiunguzeni in Lilongwe

Zambia’s acting High Commissioner Namambo Kasote presenting the cheque to Chiunguzeni in Lilongwe

On Wednesday, Zambia officially handed over a donation of US$ 20,000; 300 tents; and 5000 blankets.

Principal Secretary for Disaster Management Paul Chiunguzeni thanked Zambia for the gesture, saying it was timely.

“You have shown true spirit of being a good neighbour.  The assistance of tents is timely because it will help us free the schools that are being used as camps so that learning doesn’t get affected for long,” he said.

In his remarks, Anderson  Banda of Zambia’s Disaster Management said acting President Guy Scott intrustructed them to make the donation.

He said Malawi shares a lot with Zambia and it was proper that they made such a donation.

Torrential rains have wreaked havoc across Malawi, which has reported at least 200 deaths and many more missing, with 200,000 displaced.

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28 thoughts on “Zambia gives Malawi cash, tents and blankets to help flood survivors”

  1. Lala says:

    Zambia really cares about Malawi but I’m sure some minister is crying for that $20000 right now. Ba Zambia it should also be easy to remove that $20000 when a building is needed to be reconstructed

  2. The Patriot says:

    Thank you anthu a pa Zed! Ife pa Malawi timverera mushe pamenepa!!

  3. Kanonono says:

    Bongololo, you only need an extraordinary thinking to act extraordinarily. It can never happen today. It is a process that can take more than five years. In fact, every African country has its own problems and Zambia is not exceptional.

  4. osaweta jj says:

    Good gesture zambia! hope we emulate ur example but can Malawi donate money to other countries?am yet to know this!

  5. chanty says:

    don’t get opportunity of fill up your pockets and big stomuch you politicians, the blankets and money are for those who affected by the disaster. Don’t give the blankets to your fat dogs please inu ana a njoka. Thank you Zambia for the donation you are such good example in Africa.

  6. PRECIOUS BZ says:

    Eeee zambians you are rich eti, kupanga chisankho mosayembekezera komanso kupereka dollar. Chonde tithandizeni mavuto aza madzi angowonjezera koma umphawi wathu wanunkhaso nkale.

  7. kwabaniso says:

    To (11) Kanonono!
    Bravo suggestion. The new country so created will be called ZAMALIAN (Zam-bia / Mal-awi) and Guy Scolt will be the President and his vice Mr David Bisnowarty. kikikiki

  8. This is a big lesson ku Dziko la Malawi mumangofuna kutandizidwa koma inu os atandiza azanu kukanika kukana kukhala nawo pamaliro

  9. upile says:

    Koma zochititsa manyazi APM sadapite ku maliro azanthu ataferedwa. Thanks to Zambia God bless you all

  10. Dinnah says:

    yebo neba,,,,,,,,we see God in you!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  11. Alshabab says:

    Koma inu ndalamazo zigwire job osati mulemelelepo mpakana kukatenga hiace ku Dubai

  12. KING SOLOMONS PALACEO says:

    I ,HAPPY LHM DEARLY THANK MY NEIBOR ZED 4 DE LOVE .BY VIRTUE OF HAVIN TWO DOMICILE,I PRAY GOD BLESS ZED.

  13. Thank a lot our naber zambia,you are mush kind God bless your country

  14. Kanonono says:

    We have always said that Malawi and Zambia deserve to unite and form one nation. There is no reason of having two different countries that are both full of Phiris, Bandas, Kaundas Msowoyas, Chewas, Tongas, Kwachas etc. You only need two leaders (as opposed to rulers) who will be able and willing to sacrifice the sovereignty of the countries for the general good of one united and strong state. Julius Nyerere and Abeid Karume did it and to-date, Tanzania (Tanganyika and Zanzibar) is a united and very strong nation.

    1. Bongololo says:

      I don’t think Zambia wants any part of the problems in Malawi. Own your problems Malawians and deal with them as a sovereign nation.

  15. o says:

    Thanks Zed. All the best to the whoever wins your elections.

  16. True patriot says:

    Mulungu dalitsani Malawi,Imani tintamande Zambia,Africa ndiye mayi wathu.Bravo Zambia,for living up to this.Malawi is behind you at Afcon in Equatorial guinea.God bless Zambians.

  17. Floodgate says:

    Thanks neighbor for the relief items just don’t give Malawi Government Money, It will end up with BEAM and MLAKHO wa ALOMWE. Relief items are greatly appreciated . You can NEVER trust Malawi Government with money, there is no accountability what so ever!!!!

  18. Bonya says:

    Zikomo neba

  19. Ellias makandanje says:

    May God continue blessing Zambia, you have really shown what it means to have a neighbour.

  20. Maggie Lucius says:

    Thumps up Zambia. A true neighbour and good friend of Malawi from time immemorial. Even during Bingu’s death, Zambia was there for us with no strings attached. God bless Zambia, God bless Malawi.

    1. Kauswe says:

      Hey!! sissy ZAMBIA is not afriend to MALAWI we are sons & daughters of the same family

  21. Hebrews says:

    Bravo Zambia! I think some people should learn to really know that the biggest rule in the Bible is ” LOVE THY NEIBOUR” You have helped Malawi before and during the demise of Late Bingu wa Mutharika. May God bless Zambia!

  22. Kelvin says:

    Inu tazifunsani kuti bomalo la Zambia akuyendetsa ndani?Akadakhala wakuda sakadapeleka kalikonse.Chakuda ntchito yake ndi kuluma basi.Anyway many thanks to the government of Zambia and all Zambians.

    1. ujeni says:

      Ulibe nzeru ise, Mzungu is he an alien? Sata helped Malawi with fuel, before that they helped us with relief bags of maize for starving moulnorished Malawians in down South of the country

    2. Bob says:

      You are myopic you don’t even know that Edgar Lungu is an black man.

  23. ujeni says:

    Zambia has helped Malawi since time immemorial, when will Malawi help Zambia, no fat chance, Malawi is too poor to stand up, the country is suffering from mulnutrition and lack of leadership. Robbers paradise it is

  24. mary says:

    Anzanu amasiyanitsa za ndale ndi boma onani pano ali busy kuopa koma boma zikuyenda mpakana kutikumbukila.

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