Russia gives Malawi disaster relief worth over K750 million

Written by  MBC Online

Russian government has donated to Malawi disaster relief items worth USD$1million, which is approximately K750 million.

 Russian Ambassador to Malawi Sergey Bakharev handing over relief items to Dausi Russian Ambassador to Malawi Sergey Bakharev handing over relief items to Dausi
29
April


Russian Ambassador to Malawi Sergey Bakharev, officially handed various goods that included tents, cooking oil, rice, tinned fish, tinned beef at Kamuzu International Airport on Monday morning.


Minister of Homeland Security, Nicholas Dausi, thanked the Russian Government for the timely assistance saying the goods will help reach out to people affected with disasters country wide.


Malawi was hit by floods in March 2019 that led to President Prof. Arthur Peter Mutharika to declare a state of disaster in the affected areas leading to support from the international community such as the Russians.


In total it's 30,000 tonnes and also sugar is part of the donation.

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