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  • UNHCR begins the relocation of Mozambican asylum-seekers to Luwani camp, Malawi

    news unhcr, 15 Apr 2016 (5 years ago )
    In southern Malawi, a major UNHCR-run relocation operation involving some 10,000 Mozambican asylum-seekers and aimed at improving the conditions in which they are living began earlier this morning. A first group of 81 asylum-seekers left Nsanje district on two buses to make the 320-km journey to ...
  • Malawi to reopen former camp, as Mozambique refugee numbers grow

    news UNHCR, 15 Mar 2016 (5 years ago )
    UNHCR welcomes a decision by the Malawian government to reopen a former refugee camp to help cope with the rising numbers of people fleeing Mozambique. Close to 10,000 refugees have now been registered in southern Malawi. Most of the new arrivals, who have been crossing to Malawi since mid-December...
  • UNHCR rushing staff, supplies to assist people affected by Cyclone Idai

    news UNHCR, 22 Mar 2019 (2 years ago )
    UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, is working with governments and humanitarian partners in Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi to provide relief to the survivors of the Tropical Cyclone Idai, which struck the east coast of southern Africa on 14 and 15 March.
  • Refugee camp in Malawi gets banking services

    news UNHCR, 10 May 2018 (3 years ago )
    A local bank has opened a branch with full services inside Dzaleka refugee camp in Malawi bringing much needed services to its residents
  • UNHCR launches Yetu Community Radio in Dzaleka refugee camp

    news United Nations Malawi, 26 Oct 2018 (3 years ago )
    etu Community Radio hit the airwaves at Dzaleka Refugee Camp in the central region district of Dowa on 7th August, 2018 becoming the first Community Radio to be set up in a refugee camp in the Southern Africa region.
  • 10 facts about refugees in Malawi

    news The Borgen Project, 22 Jun 2017 (4 years ago )
    Situated in southeastern Africa, Malawi is landlocked between Mozambique, Tanzania and Zambia. Over the last few decades, this largely agrarian nation experienced turbulent times. Despite inflation, corruption, HIV/AIDS and underdevelopment, Malawians are tenacious and remain incredibly friendly peo...
  • UNHCR develops livelihood strategic plan for Malawi

    news The Nation, 31 May 2017 (4 years ago )
    United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) has developed a comprehensive livelihoods strategic plan for Malawi. UNHCR resident representative Monique Ekoko said this in Lilongwe on Thursday during presentation of the Household Socio-Economic and Livelihoods Assessment (HSELA) and relate...
  • Malawi needs K225bn to normalise disaster

    news The Nation, 31 Mar 2019 (2 years ago )
    Minister of Homeland Security Nicholas Dausi says Malawi needs $300 million (K225 billion) to normalise the floods damage after cyclone Idai. Dausi made the remarks at Kamuzu International Airport (KIA) yesterday when his ministry received relief items from the United Nations High Commissioner fo...
  • UNHCR donates to people affected by floods

    news Department of Disaster Management Affairs, 30 Mar 2019 (2 years ago )
    The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) on Saturday, 30 March 2019 donated assorted relief items to people affected by the March 2019 floods.
  • Banking services bring a glimmer of hope to refugees in Malawi's Dzaleka camp

    news African Business Magazine, 27 Feb 2020 (1 year ago )
    A bank branch in a Dzaleka Refugee Camp – the first of its kind in the world to be set up in a refugee camp is providing banking services and credit to residents, many of who are setting up their own businesses.