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Flood: NEMA releases disaster management report, harps on early action

Ahmed Habib

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) on Thursday, July 1 released its 2021 Disaster Risk Management Implications Report (DRM) to guide effective and timely management of flood and associated hazards in the country. Director-General, National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Mr Ahmed Habib The Director-General of the agency, Mr Ahmed Habib, while presenting the document in Abuja, said the report would ...

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NEMA warns of probable flood in 10 Cross River councils

AVM Muhammadu Muhammed

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has identified 10 Local Government Areas in Cross River State that falls under the probable flood risk areas in view of the Annual Flood Outlook for 2021. AVM Muhammadu Muhammed (Rtd), Director-General of NEMA The agency also identified two local government areas in the state that fall under the highly probable risk areas for ...

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Hydrological Services Agency decries slow response to flood warnings

NIHSA

The Director-General, Nigeria Hydrological Services Agency (NIHSA), Mr Clement Nze, has expressed worry over the slow response by most states when flood warnings are issued. At the unveiling of the Annual Flood Outlook (AFO) 2021 by the Minister of Water Resources, Suleiman Adamu. The Minister is flanked by the Perm Sec FMWR, Mrs Walson Jack, the Director General NIHSA, Clement ...

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28 states at risk of severe flooding – Minister

Suleiman Adamu

No fewer than 28 states are likely to experience severe flooding this year, the Minister of Water Resources, Suleiman Adamu, announced on Thursday, May 6, 2021. Minister of Water Resources, Suleiman Adamu Adamu dropped the hint at the public presentation of the 2021 Annual Flood Outlook (AFO) of the Nigeria Hydrological Services Agency (NIHSA) in Abuja. He listed the states ...

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NEMA calls for efficient use of dams to curtail floods

AVM Muhammadu Muhammed

The Director General, National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Mr Mohammadu Muhammed, has called for the proper utilisation of the nation’s dams to curtail flooding in the country. AVM Muhammadu Muhammed (Rtd), Director-General of NEMA Muhammed said this on the sidelines of the public presentation of the 2021 Annual Flood Outlook (AFO), in Abuja, on Thursday, May 6, 2021. According to ...

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28 states at risk of flood, says Hydrological Agency

Annual Flood Outlook

No fewer than 102 local government areas in 28 states are at risk of flooding, according to the 2020 Annual Flood Outlook (AFO), released by the Nigeria Hydrological Survey Agency (NIHSA) on Thursday, May 28, 2020. Minister of Water Resources, Suleiman Adamu (middle); Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Water Resources, Mrs Comfort Ekaro (right); and Clement Nze, Director-General, Nigeria Hydrological ...

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