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More floods could strike again in the next few days in Malawi

Posted on 09 Feb 2013 at 1:05pm

Floods that drove thousands of families from their homes in Southern Malawi could strike again in the next few days – according to children’s charity Plan International.

People in districts such as Phalombe, Nsanjeand, Mangochi have been the worst hit by the downpours that started nearly a month ago.

Many are living in temporary accommodation in schools, mosques, churches and tents.

They are struggling to cope with over-crowding, lack of food, no adequate sanitary facilities, and no lighting at night.

“More than 10000 families have been affected – and more than 1420 houses have collapsed and more are collapsing as the walls are very…

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