This report presents the findings of the study carried out in Malawi between December 2016 and January 2017. It assesses the Capacity of DoDMA to deliver on its mandate, identifies gaps and challenges and makes proposals for Capacity Development. The report is presented in four sections.
Ministry of Finance, Economic Planning and Development
The Government of Malawi (Government) recognizes the importance of mitigating these events and has therefore developed a legal and regulatory framework to strengthen the management of disaster risks. For instance, the Government enacted the Disaster Preparedness and Relief (DPR) Act (1991) which established the Department of Disaster Management Affairs (DoDMA).