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Total number of refugees and asylum seekers JSON 
46,357
Source - UNHCR, Government 
Households*
6,614
آخر تحديث 30 Jun 2020
* Household data may be unavailable for some locations.
Source - UNHCR, Government
Refugees and asylum-seekers by Origin JSON  .CSV 
Country of origin Source تاريخ البيانات Population
Dem. Rep. of the Congo UNHCR, Government 30 Jun 2020
  61.8%
28,644
Burundi UNHCR, Government 28 Feb 2020
  22.4%
10,377
Rwanda UNHCR, Government 28 Feb 2020
  15.3%
7,076
Others UNHCR, Government 28 Feb 2020
  0.6%
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    Government of Malawi Daily Update on COVID-19

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    Public Health Institute of Malawi (PHIM) 27 July 2020 Situation Report
    تاريخ النشر: 28 July 2020 (11 days ago)
    تاريخ الانشاء: 28 July 2020 (11 days ago)
  • التنزيل

    Government of Malawi Daily Update on COVID-19

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    Public Health Institute of Malawi (PHIM) 23 July 2020 Situation Report
    تاريخ النشر: 24 July 2020 (15 days ago)
    تاريخ الانشاء: 24 July 2020 (15 days ago)
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    Government of Malawi Daily Update on COVID-19

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    Public Health Institute of Malawi (PHIM) 19 July 2020 Situation Report
    تاريخ النشر: 20 July 2020 (19 days ago)
    تاريخ الانشاء: 20 July 2020 (19 days ago)
  • التنزيل

    Government of Malawi Daily Update on COVID-19

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    Public Health Institute of Malawi (PHIM) 18 July 2020 Situation Report
    تاريخ النشر: 19 July 2020 (20 days ago)
    تاريخ الانشاء: 19 July 2020 (20 days ago)
  • التنزيل

    Government of Malawi Daily Update on COVID-19

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    Public Health Institute of Malawi (PHIM) 07 July 2020 Situation Report
    تاريخ النشر: 9 July 2020 (30 days ago)
    تاريخ الانشاء: 9 July 2020 (30 days ago)
  • التنزيل

    Government of Malawi Daily Update on COVID-19

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    Public Health Institute of Malawi (PHIM) 27 July 2020 Situation Report
    تاريخ النشر: 28 July 2020 (11 days ago)
    تاريخ الانشاء: 28 July 2020 (11 days ago)
  • التنزيل

    Government of Malawi Daily Update on COVID-19

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    Public Health Institute of Malawi (PHIM) 23 July 2020 Situation Report
    تاريخ النشر: 24 July 2020 (15 days ago)
    تاريخ الانشاء: 24 July 2020 (15 days ago)
  • التنزيل

    Government of Malawi Daily Update on COVID-19

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    Public Health Institute of Malawi (PHIM) 19 July 2020 Situation Report
    تاريخ النشر: 20 July 2020 (19 days ago)
    تاريخ الانشاء: 20 July 2020 (19 days ago)
  • التنزيل

    Government of Malawi Daily Update on COVID-19

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    Public Health Institute of Malawi (PHIM) 18 July 2020 Situation Report
    تاريخ النشر: 19 July 2020 (20 days ago)
    تاريخ الانشاء: 19 July 2020 (20 days ago)
  • التنزيل

    Government of Malawi Daily Update on COVID-19

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    Public Health Institute of Malawi (PHIM) 07 July 2020 Situation Report
    تاريخ النشر: 9 July 2020 (30 days ago)
    تاريخ الانشاء: 9 July 2020 (30 days ago)
  • التنزيل

    Malawi Factsheet

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    UNHCR Malawi Factsheet April 2019
    تاريخ النشر: 1 May 2019 (1 year ago)
    تاريخ الانشاء: 21 August 2019 (11 months ago)
  • التنزيل

    Malawi Factsheet February 2019

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    A snapshot of UNHCR's operations in the Malawi, as of 28 February 2019
    تاريخ النشر: 28 February 2019 (1 year ago)
    تاريخ الانشاء: 12 April 2019 (1 year ago)
  • التنزيل

    Government of Malawi Daily Update on COVID-19

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    Public Health Institute of Malawi (PHIM) Situation Report
    تاريخ النشر: 24 March 2020 (4 months ago)
    تاريخ الانشاء: 24 March 2020 (4 months ago)
  • التنزيل

    MMC WEST AFRICA - 4Mi Snapshot - October 2018

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    Aspirations of refugees and migrants from West Africa.
    تاريخ النشر: 30 October 2018 (1 year ago)
    تاريخ الانشاء: 14 November 2018 (1 year ago)
  • التنزيل

    Malawi Funding Situation

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    Malawi Funding Update as of 29 April 2020
    تاريخ النشر: 18 May 2020 (2 months ago)
    تاريخ الانشاء: 18 May 2020 (2 months ago)
  • التنزيل

    Malawi Funding Situation

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    Malawi Funding Update as of 10 March 2020
    تاريخ النشر: 25 March 2020 (4 months ago)
    تاريخ الانشاء: 25 March 2020 (4 months ago)
  • التنزيل

    Funding Situation

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    Malawi Funding Update as of 11 February 2020
    تاريخ النشر: 27 February 2020 (5 months ago)
    تاريخ الانشاء: 27 February 2020 (5 months ago)
  • التنزيل

    UNHCR Cyclone Idai Fundraising document - June 2019

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    UNHCR fundraising for Cyclone Idai IDPs in Malawi, Mozambique and Zimbabwe
    تاريخ النشر: 26 June 2019 (1 year ago)
    تاريخ الانشاء: 8 July 2019 (1 year ago)
  • التنزيل

    Mozambique situation

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    Outflow into Zimbabwe and Malawi
    تاريخ النشر: 31 March 2017 (3 years ago)
    تاريخ الانشاء: 3 April 2017 (3 years ago)
  • التنزيل

    Mozambique outflow into Zimbabwe and Malawi - Reference map

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    Mozambique outflow into Zimbabwe and Malawi - Map
    تاريخ النشر: 29 November 2016 (3 years ago)
    تاريخ الانشاء: 29 November 2016 (3 years ago)
  • التنزيل

    Mozambique / Malawi Reference map

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    Reference map
    تاريخ النشر: 1 September 2016 (3 years ago)
    تاريخ الانشاء: 28 November 2016 (3 years ago)
  • التنزيل

    Africa - UNHCR Presence

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    UNHCR Presence map
    تاريخ النشر: 3 May 2016 (4 years ago)
    تاريخ الانشاء: 23 August 2016 (3 years ago)
  • التنزيل

    UN Malawi Bulletin

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    UN Malawi Bulletin May - June 2019
    تاريخ النشر: 1 July 2019 (1 year ago)
    تاريخ الانشاء: 21 August 2019 (11 months ago)
  • التنزيل

    Joint UNHCR-WFP Press Release on the refugee situation in Malawi

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    With 35,000 Refugees in Malawi Facing Ration Cuts, UN agencies seek Urgent Funding
    تاريخ النشر: 9 November 2018 (1 year ago)
    تاريخ الانشاء: 28 March 2019 (1 year ago)
  • التنزيل

    DRC 2019-2020 RRRP At A Glance - en

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    A summary of the 2019-2020 Regional Refugee Response Plan for the Congolese refugees in the region
    تاريخ النشر: 11 December 2018 (1 year ago)
    تاريخ الانشاء: 12 December 2018 (1 year ago)
  • التنزيل

    The Democratic Republic of Congo Regional Refugee Response Plan (RRRP) 2019-2020 - Revised in June 2019

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    The Democratic Republic of Congo Regional Refugee Response Plan (RRRP) 2019-2020 - Revised in June 2019
    تاريخ النشر: 30 June 2019 (1 year ago)
    تاريخ الانشاء: 30 June 2019 (1 year ago)
  • التنزيل

    The Democratic Republic of Congo Regional Refugee Response Plan (RRRP) 2019-2020

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    The 2019-2020 Regional Refugee Response Plan for the DRC situation presents the biannual inter-agency effort to capture the needs of Congolese refugees in the region. By the end of 2019, at a first st...
    تاريخ النشر: 11 December 2018 (1 year ago)
    تاريخ الانشاء: 11 December 2018 (1 year ago)
  • التنزيل

    Democratic Republic of Congo Regional Refugee Response Plan (RRRP) 2018 - Revised in May 2018

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    Democratic Republic of Congo Regional Refugee Response Plan (RRRP) 2018 - Revised in May 2018
    تاريخ النشر: 17 July 2018 (2 years ago)
    تاريخ الانشاء: 17 July 2018 (2 years ago)
  • التنزيل

    Representative visit to Dzaleka Refugee Camp

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    First official visit to Dzaleka Refugee Camp by new UNHCR Representative
    تاريخ النشر: 24 February 2020 (5 months ago)
    تاريخ الانشاء: 27 February 2020 (5 months ago)
  • التنزيل

    New UNHCR Malawi Representative

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    New Representative presents her credentials to Foreign Affairs Ministry
    تاريخ النشر: 17 February 2020 (5 months ago)
    تاريخ الانشاء: 27 February 2020 (5 months ago)
  • التنزيل

    Malawi Livelihoods Malawi Livelihoods Factsheet

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    Malawi Livelihoods Factsheet_Solutions Capital July 2019
    تاريخ النشر: 21 August 2019 (11 months ago)
    تاريخ الانشاء: 21 August 2019 (11 months ago)
  • التنزيل

    The Solutions Capital Initiative

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    Realizing the Potential of Multi-Year, Multi-Partner Planning
    تاريخ النشر: 1 November 2018 (1 year ago)
    تاريخ الانشاء: 28 March 2019 (1 year ago)
  • التنزيل

    Government of Malawi Daily Update on COVID-19

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    Public Health Institute of Malawi (PHIM) 31 March 2020 Situation Report
    تاريخ النشر: 1 April 2020 (4 months ago)
    تاريخ الانشاء: 1 April 2020 (4 months ago)
  • التنزيل

    Government of Malawi Daily Update on COVID-19

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    Public Health Institute of Malawi (PHIM) 30 March 2020 Situation Report
    تاريخ النشر: 31 March 2020 (4 months ago)
    تاريخ الانشاء: 31 March 2020 (4 months ago)
  • التنزيل

    Government of Malawi Daily Update on COVID-19

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    Public Health Institute of Malawi (PHIM) 29 March 2020 Situation Report
    تاريخ النشر: 30 March 2020 (4 months ago)
    تاريخ الانشاء: 30 March 2020 (4 months ago)
  • التنزيل

    UNHCR Regional Update - DRC situation October 2019

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    An update on the situation of the DRC refugees and UNHCR’s operations in the region
    تاريخ النشر: 1 December 2019 (8 months ago)
    تاريخ الانشاء: 20 December 2019 (7 months ago)
  • التنزيل

    UNHCR Regional Update - DRC situation August 2019

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    An update on the situation of the DRC refugees and UNHCR’s operations in the region
    تاريخ النشر: 1 October 2019 (10 months ago)
    تاريخ الانشاء: 30 October 2019 (9 months ago)
  • التنزيل

    Government of Malawi Daily Update on COVID-19

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    Public Health Institute of Malawi (PHIM) 24 March 2020 Situation Report
    تاريخ النشر: 25 March 2020 (4 months ago)
    تاريخ الانشاء: 25 March 2020 (4 months ago)
  • التنزيل

    UNHCR Tropical Cyclone Idai Update May 2019

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    Response in Mozambique, Malawi and Zimbabwe
    تاريخ النشر: 3 June 2019 (1 year ago)
    تاريخ الانشاء: 12 April 2019 (1 year ago)
  • التنزيل

    UNHCR Tropical Cyclone Idai Update May 2019

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    Response in Mozambique, Malawi and Zimbabwe
    تاريخ النشر: 3 June 2019 (1 year ago)
    تاريخ الانشاء: 3 June 2019 (1 year ago)
  • التنزيل

    Malawi Factsheet

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    Malawi Factsheet Dececember 2019
    تاريخ النشر: 31 January 2020 (6 months ago)
    تاريخ الانشاء: 27 February 2020 (5 months ago)
  • التنزيل

    Press Release on Refugees Situation in Malawi

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    Calls for urgent need on food situation in Dzaleka camp
    تاريخ النشر: 21 August 2019 (11 months ago)
    تاريخ الانشاء: 21 August 2019 (11 months ago)
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      Banking services bring a glimmer of hope to refugees in Malawi's Dzaleka camp

      African Business Magazine, 27 Feb 2020

      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. إقرأ المزيد

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      Malawi needs K225bn to normalise disaster

      The Nation, 31 Mar 2019

      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... إقرأ المزيد

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      UNHCR donates to people affected by floods

      Department of Disaster Management Affairs, 30 Mar 2019

      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. إقرأ المزيد

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      UNHCR rushing staff, supplies to assist people affected by Cyclone Idai

      UNHCR, 22 Mar 2019

      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. إقرأ المزيد

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      UNHCR launches Yetu Community Radio in Dzaleka refugee camp

      United Nations Malawi, 26 Oct 2018

      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. إقرأ المزيد

      UNHCR COVID-19 preparedness and response in Dzaleka Refugee Camp
      Quarantine site where all new arrivals are being quarantined for 14 days undergoing screening and observation before being allowed to mix with other refugees.
      Funding information
      $16,200,000
      Total appeal
      Operations summary
      As of 30 June 2020, UNHCR has registered 46, 290 refugees and asylum-seekers. More than half of the refugee population fled from Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) with the remaining population originating from Burundi, Rwanda and others from the East and Horn of African countries. Most of refugees in Malawi live in the heavily congested Dzaleka Refugee Camp which has 14,982 households located near the capital Lilongwe and was set up in 1994 to accommodate just about 10,000 people. While many of these refugees have been in the country for decades, the situation is not static. Congolese and Burundians continue to arrive at an average of 470 individuals per month. While maintaining open borders for people seeking safety, the Government of Malawi has historically taken a restrictive approach to managing refugee situations by making several reservations to the 1951 Refugee Convention. Its domestic legal framework reflects these reservations and consequently refugees face restrictions on their freedom of movement through the encampment policy, experience limited access to social services and are restricted from employment. The Government of Malawi has already enrolled the Comprehensive Refugee Response Framework (CRRF) despite an Inter-Ministerial CRRF Steering Committee yet to adopt the 5 pledges Malawi made during the Global Refugee Forum and the Roadmap for the implementation of the GCR-CRRF. One of the five pledges Malawi made during the GRF is “legal and policy” reform to ensure some of the 9 reservations, including; the encampment policy, restricted freedom of movement, restricted choice of place of residence by the refugees, access to public schools and access to employment are lifted. Pending the adoption of the five pledges and the Roadmap, UNHCR and its partners, using the Solutions Capital continues to impellent key CRRF activities in the areas of settlement approach, decongestion of Dzaleka refugee camp, livelihoods and self-reliance and advocacy with government on legal and policy reforms/changes.
      MALAWI DAILY COVID-19 UPDATE


        Malawi
      Worldbank country facts
      العاصمة
      Lilongwe
      اللغات
      en, ny
      عدد السكان
      16,310,431
      المنطقة
      لا ينطبق
      لناتج المحلي الإجمالي
      لا ينطبق
      الإزدياد في الناتج المحلي الإجمالي
      لا ينطبق
      مستوى الدخل
      لا ينطبق
      معامل جيني
      39
      العملة
      MWK
      معدلات معرفة القراءة والكتابة
      لا ينطبق