[BBC News]Tropical Storm Freddy: Malawi hit by national tragedy – President Chakwera

Poorer areas in Malawi’s main city Blantyre have been hardest-hit by the storm

BBC News reports: The devastation caused by a tropical storm that ripped through Malawi, killing 225 people is a “national tragedy”, the president has said.

Lazarus Chakwera promised to intensify search and rescue operations, as he attended the funeral of some victims.

Tropical Storm Freddy led to people being swept away by raging waters, or being buried under landslides.

The government has set up 30 emergency camps for at least 20,000 people who have had to leave their homes.

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1 Comment

  1. Annon
    March 19, 2023

    How sad, please help Malawi stay strong.

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