Video: Rescue teams face challenges in Malawi floods

2015-01-20 13:09

Flooding has continued to overwhelm Malawi with rescue teams saying their biggest challenge is to access the most hit areas.

SA volunteers to lend a helping hand in Malawi

2015-01-19 16:29

Around 30 specialist volunteers of Rescue SA will head to Malawi to help with search and rescue operations in the flood-hit country.

Fighting waterborne diseases a priority in Malawi

2015-01-18 19:45

An aid official in Malawi says the prevention of waterborne diseases is a priority where floods have killed at least 176 people and displaced 200 000.

Death toll from floods in Malawi triples

2015-01-16 20:07

Malawi's vice president says the death toll from the floods has triples to 176, with at least 200 000 displaced.

Floods kill more in Mozambique

2015-01-15 19:54

Floods have killed at least 34 people in Mozambique, while rescuers were trying to reach people trapped on rooftops and trees.

Floods: Parts of Malawi declared disaster areas

2015-01-14 12:31

Malawi President Peter Mutharika has declared half the southern African country a disaster zone after torrential rains over the past few days killed at least 48 people and left around 70 000 homeless.

Moz flooding - thousands homeless

2015-01-13 22:23

Flooding sparked by heavy rains has killed at least three people and left thousands of others homeless in Mozambique.


Malawi flood survivors cry out for aid

2015-01-19 17:05

Frantic scenes have greeted a military helicopter as it landed to deliver aid in a village after severe floods left 176 people dead and 200 000 homeless across Malawi.

Floods devastate Malawi, food security a concern

2015-01-19 08:41

Food security has become a major concern as torrential rains are expected to continue in the southern African country of Malawi.

Missing children rescued from Mozambique floods

2015-01-17 08:31

Eighteen children who went missing when floods surged across parts of Mozambique have been rescued from a tiny island of dry land where they survived on fruit for several days, local authorities say.

Malawi deploys military as floods leave 1000s homeless

2015-01-15 19:54

Malawi has deployed military helicopters and boats in a bid to rescue desperate flood victims stranded on patches of high ground after raging waters killed at least 48 people and left 100 000 homeless.

Floods kill at least 8, sweep away infrastructure in Moz

2015-01-14 14:34

Floods have claimed at least eight lives, displaced thousands of people and swept away infrastructure, reports say.

Heavy rains in Malawi kill 48, leave 1000s displaced

2015-01-14 00:05

Flooding in Malawi has killed at least 48 people and left another 23 000 people displaced.

Mozambique's govt plans ahead for flooding

2014-11-06 20:47

As Mozambique's rainy season begins, the government is preparing for the worst in case the country's suffers another of its frequent and deadly floods.

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