Muslim Association of Malawi (MAM) has distributed assorted relief items to 1000 households affected by floods camped at Bangula evacuation centre in Nsanje.

The distribution was conducted with financial support from African Continent Committee of Revival of Islamic Heritage Society in Kuwait.

Speaking after the distribution Chairperson of African Continent Committee, Sheikh Muhammad Jazim Al-Ainnatti, said people of Kuwait are equally concerned with challenges Malawians are going through.

Sheikh Al-Ainnatti said after president declared a national disaster he decided to come and assess the situation.

Sheikh Al-Ainnatti said when he goes back to Kuwait will share the experiences and come up with more support.

In his remarks Project Officer for MAM, Sheikh Farooq Jumah Chibaya, said the association has reached out to different partners to ask for assistance especially to people affected by floods.

Sheikh Chibaya added many organizations have pledged more support and assured people in the country that MAM will continue distributing relief items until the next growing season.

The distribution came a day after MAM distributed other items with financial support from American based Islamic organization Helping Hands for Relief and Development.