Radio Programme on National Resilience Strategy and Disaster Risk Financing Strategy

CISONECC with support from Irish Aid through Trōcaire under the Resource Rights Programme (RRP); Climate Advocacy Project (CAP) conducted a radio programme on the National Resilience Strategy (NRS) and Disaster Risk Financing Strategy (DRF). The aim of the radio programme was to disseminate the key provisions of the NRS and the DRF. The radio programme was aired on Zodiak radio on 1st October, 2020. The panelists included Boyd Hamela, Principal Economist from the Department of Disaster Management Affairs (DoDMA) and Chinsinsi Phiri, Debt and Aid Management Officer in the Ministry of Finance.

Through the radio programme, the general public were enlightened on the Malawi’s plans in line with managing disasters as well as building resilience to the same. The radio programme also enlightened people on the financing mechanisms that have been established by Government to ensure availability and efficient utilization of the funds.