Details of Disaster Information

Malawi : Flood : 2014/12
GLIDE: FL-2015-000006-MWI  DRR & Disaster Information

Duration 2014/12
Name Flood
Outline Heavy rains over the last few weeks have led to severe flooding across Malawi. To date, an estimated 106,000 people have been displaced, 48 killed, and 19 remain missing.

Human Impact Physical Impact Others

Related Links
  • Government of Malawi 2015/01/18
    54 people have been killed by recent flooding, with 153 people remain missing in Nsanje District. The number of people affected through damage to crops is estimated at 638,000 people (116,000 households).
  • UN Resident Coordinator for Malawi 2015/01/15
    The President of the Republic of Malawi declared a State of Disaster in the 15 affected districts (out of a total of 28 districts) on 13 January 2015. With the numbers of people affected and displaced continuing to rise, the President has appealed to the international community for support.