THE DEPARTMENT OF DISASTER MANAGEMENT AFFAIRS (DODMA)

 

VISION

A nation able to cope with disasters

 MISSION

Sustainable reduction of disaster losses, in lives and in social, economic, and environmental assets of communities and of the nation.

MANDATE

Established through the Disaster Preparedness and Relief Act of 1981. The Department of Disaster  Management Affairs is the Government of Malawi’s agency responsible for coordinating and directing the implementation of disaster risk management programmes in the country. The Act created the legal and institutional framework for disaster risk management in Malawi.

 OUR SIX STRATEGIC GOALS.

  •  DRR is mainstreamed into policies, strategies and programmes at all levels.
  • An effective system is in place to identify, assess and monitor national and cross-border risks.
  • A people-centred early warning system is developed and strengthened at national and local levels.
  • Knowledge, education and innovations are used to promote culture of safety, and adoption of intervention that enhance resilience.
  • Underlying risk factors of communities and households are holistically identified and addressed.
  • Capacity strengthened for effective response and recovery at all levels.

 CONTACTS

Department of Disaster Management Affairs

P/Bag 336,

Capital City

Lilongwe3

MALAWI.

E-Mail: JLIB_HTML_CLOAKING

Tel:    ( +265)(0)1 788 188

Fax:   ( +265)(0) 1 789 142

2nd  Floor, Ministry of Development Planning and Cooperation Building Capital Hill, Lilongwe3.

 

Contact Us

Office of the President and Cabinet,

Private Bag 301, Lilongwe 3.

Telephone: +2651789311 / +2651789 411

Email : JLIB_HTML_CLOAKING
Web : www.opc.gov.mw