MALAWI STARTS DISTRIBUTION OF RELIEF ASSISTANCE TO HUNGER-STRICKEN FAMILIES
Despite claiming a bumper harvest some Malawians have been heavily affected by hunger in some parts of the country
This has been reviewed following the distribution of relief assistance which has reportedly started.
Distribution of relief assistance to families affected by hunger in some parts of the country has reportedly started.
The distribution exercise is being done by the department of disaster management affairs.
Up to two hundred thousand people are reportedly without food in some parts of the country following a poor harvest last year.
Principal Secretary and commissioner for disaster Geoffrey Kanyinji told Capital fm that over 4 thousand metric tonnes of maize will be distributed in parts of Blantyre, Chikhwawa, Nsanje, and Chiradzulu, among other districts.