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Germany Ambassador commits to help flood victims relocate

Written by  Geoffrey Chinawa

The Germany government has expressed commitment to work with the Malawi government in the relocation of people who are living in flood prone areas. Expressing the willingness as they were handing in kitchen utensils to affected families in Chikwawa, German ambassador to Malawi, Jurgen Borsch said together with other partners they can bring social amenities to the upper land.

Some of the displaced people who are currently camping at Bangula Admarc in Nsanje Some of the displaced people who are currently camping at Bangula Admarc in Nsanje
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Speaking at the function ambassador Borsch commended the Malawi government for the swift response it has rendered in helping the affected families.


Meanwhile Borsch has called for oneness in helping the affected families. He said the German government will come in with various short and long term interventions.


“We can build for them access roads, boreholes  and many other amenities, we are very ready”, said Borsch


Representing government at the function was Victoria Wane, principal administrative officer for Chikwawa district council. Wane said government is tirelessly engaging local leaders on the issue of relocating to upper land.


Commenting on the development Traditional Authority Kasisi said his subjects are willing to relocate to upper lands.


“The damage has been bad, people have lost a lot of valuables, farms have been swept away”, said Kasisi.


Currently the German government through Welt Hunger Hilfe-WHH is helping hundreds of disaster affected households with various relief items.

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