Across all 28 districts in Malawi, an estimated 6.5 million people are currently affected by one of the strongest droughts on record, the majority in the southern and central regions. Induced by the El Niño weather phenomenon, the lean season is expected to continue through March 2017.
About The Author
Andy is the senior media officer for the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies with responsibility for the organisation's website. He works in Geneva.
25 April 2016
16 February 2017