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GOVT. DECLARES STATE OF DISASTER OVER DISTRICTS AFFECTED BY FLOODS

Written by  McDonald Chiwayula
President Dr Lazarus Chakwera, in accordance with powers, conferred upon him by Section 32 (1) of the Disaster Preparedness and Relief Act (1991) has declared all the districts that have been affected by floods in the southern part of Malawi Disaster Areas, the Office of the President and Cabinet announces in a statement.
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January
The statement says the declaration follows the disastrous effects of Tropical Cyclone Ana.
 
"This is with effect from 26th January 2022 as per the attached declaration given by his hand at State House, Lilongwe," reads the statement in part.
 
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