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Death toll from Malawi flooding rises to 28, almost 227,000 people affected

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Death toll from Malawi flooding rises to 28, almost 227,000 people affected

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Pictures from Neno after rains cause havoc -#MalawiFloods2019 Source: http://www.maravipost.com/malawi-2019-floods-south-african-government-sends-rescue-teams-and-equipment/

The number of people killed in heavy rains and flooding in southern Malawi has risen to 28, an official said on Sunday, while the estimated number of people affected has roughly doubled.

Chipiliro Khamula, a spokesman for Malawi’s Department of Disaster Management in the Ministry of Homeland Security, said that 28 deaths had been recorded as of Saturday, as well as 124 injuries.

“A total of 45,312 households (approximately 226,560 people) have been affected and assessments to establish the extent of the damage in all the 14 affected districts are underway” he said via WhatsApp.

Malawi’s President Arthur Peter Mutharika declared a state of disaster in the region late on Friday, after the storm caused rivers to break their banks, leaving villages underwater, and in some areas knocked out power and water supplies…

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