MAM distributes relief items to 600 families in Phalombe

MAM distributes relief items to 600 families in Phalombe

Muslim Association of Malawi (MAM) has distributed assorted items to 600 households who survived cyclone Freddy and seeking shelter at Nyezerera Primary School in Phalombe district.

Phalombe is one the districts which have greatly affected by the cyclone where many people have died, houses and crops washed away, roads and bridges destroyed rendering the area impassable.

Speaking to the displaced people at the centre, the National Chairman for MAM, Sheikh Idrissah Muhammad, said his organization is equally grieved by the aftermath of the cyclone.

Sheikh Muhammad said MAM is distributing the relief items not only to respond to the call made by the state president but also to give the devastated families a word of hope.

On long term, Sheikh Muhammad revealed that his office working on a program of providing seeds and fertilizers to affected families to enable them carry out the winter cropping.

He however advised the survivors to make use of the little they are receiving from the well-wishers.

The items have been distributed with financial support from Malawians of Asian origin Muslim businessmen from Blantyre and Lilongwe to the tune of K20 million.

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