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Disaster Risk Management

Warships, 7,000 troops respond as Hurricane Florence causes catastrophic flooding

Pentagon deployed two amphibious warships – USS Kearsarge and USS Arlington – to offer disaster relief and search and rescue assistance for Hurricane Florence...

Government approves N3b to address flood disasters

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has received N3 billion to respond to the looming flood disasters following a red alert issued on September...

Buhari delegates NEMA to declare ‘National Disaster’ on flooding

President Muhammadu Buhari has delegated authority to the Director-General, National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Mustapha Maihaja, to declare a “national disaster’’ if anticipated flooding...

Flood ravages 700 houses, farmlands in Rivers communities

No fewer than 700 houses including large farmlands have been affected by flash floods following heavy rains in parts of Rivers, the News Agency...

Flood sacks 35 communities in Edo, renders 30,000 homeless

No fewer than 35 communities in Etsako East and Etsako Central Local Government Areas of Edo State have been sacked by flood, occasioned by...

Council moves to save flood-threatened Jigawa bridge from collapse

The Kirikasamma Local Government Council in Jigawa State has commenced erection of a sandbag embankment at Marawaji Bridge to save it from imminent collapse. The...

Flood: NEMA places Disaster Response Units on red alert

The Director-General (DG), National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Mr Mustapha Maihaja, has placed all Disaster Response Units across the country on red alert due...

Rainstorm destroys 4,000 houses in Katsina

The Katsina State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) says 4,000 houses have been destroyed by rainstorms in some parts of the state during this year’s...

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Shell introduces unmanned vessel for undersea pipeline evaluation as concerns rise

Stakeholders have called for caution in the deployment of artificial intelligence and technologies which may result in job losses...
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Climate change: Minister urges swift action on water sector

The Minister of Water Resources and Sanitation, Prof. Joseph Utsev, has called for immediate and collaborative efforts to address...

Climate change: Stakeholders collaborate to restore mangroves

Stakeholders in the environment sector on Tuesday, February 27, 2024, in Abuja collaborated on mitigating climate change through the...

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Shell introduces unmanned vessel for undersea pipeline evaluation as concerns rise

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