Karonga Diocese through its Development Desk organized a refresher training in June, 2017 at St Mathias Parish in traditional authority Mwenemisiku in Chitipa District. The training aimed at building the capacity of Parish Disaster Risk Reduction (PDRR) Committee members at Parish level. The role of PDRR teams is to respond to disasters through provision of guidance and direction when disasters occur. The team was taken through several session such as; what is a disaster?, how to communicate when a disaster happen?, how to collect and document data after a disaster has occurred?. The training was graced by the Parish Priest Fr Bernard Silungwe who thanked the Diocese for organizing the refresher training.