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Mozambique to Repatriate Storm Ana Survivors

Mozambician authorities say they will repatriate survivors of Tropical Storm Ana who are still seeking shelter in various camps in Nsanje district.

Speaking after touring Nthole and Bangula camps, Cesar Tembe, Director of the prevention and mitigation for Mozambique National Institute for Disaster Risk Management and Reduction said they wanted to register the victims as Nsanje District Council says they are keeping about 1, 617 households representing 8, 080 individuals.Tembe then thanked the government of Malawi and people of Nsanje for accommodating Mozambicians since January to date.

Storm Ana Survivors

On his part, Director of Disaster, Response and Recovery for Department of Disaster Management Affairs, Reverend Moses Chimphepo thanked government of Mozambique for considering to repatriate their citizens back home saying through their survey people are willing to go back but what they need is food and non-food items including some starter packs.

According to data we have, Tropical Storm Ana affected and displaced 8, 871 households in Malawi representing 44, 355 total population and 2, 591 households displaced from Mozambique representing 12, 955 individuals and were seeking shelter in 10 camps out of the 28 camps in Nsanje.


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