Chilima bails out flood victims in Nsanje: Malawi VP urges people to move to upland

Vice-President and UTM Party presidential candidate Dr Saulos Chilima on Tuesday brought smiles to  people at Gamake camp in Nsanje after donating assorted items  including water buckets, blankets and plates among others.

Chilima in Nsanje speaks to the local people
Chilima in Nsanje to cheer flood victims
Flood victims in camps turn up for UTM rally as Chilima walks about with them

He presented this on Tuesday at Chikuse and Mpomba camps housing flood victims in the district.

Chilima also urged people to accept calls to move to upland as a permanent solution to the flooding problem.

“We have all been negatively affected by floods over the years, we should consider moving to upland as advised by experts to avoid more loses in future,” said Chilima.

He urged chiefs in the area to assist in implementing the movement to upland as this  will permanently prevent loses from floods in the area.

“I would like to ask the chiefs present here and others who didn’t manage to come, to take a leading role in guiding people to move to upland once the water subsidies,” said the Vice President.

Malawi was affected by floods from cyclone Idai, especially in the southern districts of Nsanje, Chikwawa, Chiradzulu and Phalombe among others, killing 60 and displacing thousands who have been forced to stay in emergency camps.

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3 years ago

The problem of supporting political parties when doing our job. Bailing out? I think Chilima helped, supported etc are right words to be used in the context the story is told. Just like what others have done ….

3 years ago


Phyaphyalious Phwaneriwa
Phyaphyalious Phwaneriwa
3 years ago

Mukazawina mwati muzadutsanso mmalo ngati amenewa? Ntokaika isaaaaaaaa

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