First Deputy Speaker of Parliament, Madalitso Kazombo has distributed assorted relief food items to flood survivors in Traditional Authority (T/A) Makanjira in Mangochi.
The items include maize flour, sugar, rice and soya pieces have been distributed to three camps of St. Joseph Primary School, Chilawi and Ligolo.
Speaking during the distribution of the items on Saturday in Mangochi, Kazombo, encouraged the survivors to be strong as they wait for the recovery process.
“Government will continue providing food and non-food support to each family as well as construction materials for your homes,” he said.
The deputy speaker also urged survivors to trust in God believing that he will take care of their needs.
T/A Makanjira expressed gratitude for the food support given to his people in the area.
“This support has come at the right time as many of these survivors lost everything and are feeding on hand outs,” he said.
The chief therefore called upon other well wishers to join in helping out the survivors with food.