SPEAKER of the National Assembly Nelly Mutti says the introduction of a five per cent Constituency Development Fund allocation to disaster risk management shows the importance government attaches to addressing disaster and climatic risks. And Speaker Mutti says parliamentarians should be ambassadors of change by advocating for more resources towards disaster risk reduction. Speaker Mutti said this in a speech read on her behalf by First Deputy Speaker Malumo Chisangano during the orientation of MPs workshop on disaster management and mitigation and the role they play in emergencies and disaster, Monday. “The introduction of a five per cent in the Constituency Development Funds for disaster risk management is a further testimony of the importance that government attaches in addressing loss…...

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