….53 houses completely damaged
The swelling of Mwanza and Bwabwali Rivers over the weekend has affected 277 households in most parts of T/A Maseya in Chikwawa Districts.
A preliminary report indicates that 53 households have been completely damaged, forcing the families to seek refuge in their friends and relations’ houses.
Chikwawa District Disaster Desk Officer Francis Kadzokoya says assessments are ongoing and the district council will release a detailed report once completed.
Meanwhile, plans to dispatch relief items to the affected houses are at an advanced stage.
Pictures below show the aftermath of the floods in Chikwawa.
Source: Department of Disaster Management Affairs